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IL12B

MIM.161561 5q31.1-q33.1

Tuesday 31 August 2004

The IL12B gene on chromosome 5q31-33 encodes the p40 subunit of interleukin 12, an immunomodulatory cytokine.

Interleukin-12 has 2 chains, a 35-kD chain encoded by IL12A (MIM.161560) and a 40-kD chain encoded by IL12B.

Pathology

- germline mutations in

- IL12B polymorphisms association with in

References

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