IL-27

Ligand id: 6151

Name: IL-27

Species: Human

Classification
Compound class Endogenous peptide in human, mouse or rat
Ligand families/groups Interleukins
Database Links
Wikipedia IL-27
Comments
IL-27 is an IL-12 family cytokine. It is a heterodimeric cytokine that contains an α and a β subunit and is expressed by activated antigen presenting cells [1]. IL-27 interaction with its receptor complex activates the JAK/STAT and p38 MAPK pathways.