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Symbol Report: IL6

Approved symbol
IL6
Approved name
interleukin 6
HGNC ID
HGNC:6018
Previous symbols & names
IFNB2, "interleukin 6 (interferon, beta 2)"
Synonyms
BSF2, HGF, HSF, IL-6, "interferon, beta 2"
Locus type
gene with protein product
Chromosomal location
7p21-p15
Gene family
Interleukins and interleukin receptors
Interferons
HCOP
Orthology Predictions for IL6