Interleukin receptor

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Interleukin receptor
SymbolInterleukin receptor

Interleukin receptors are a family of cytokine receptors for interleukins. They belong to the immunoglobulin superfamily.


There are two main families of Interleukin receptors, Type 1 and Type 2.

Type 1

Type 1 interleukin receptors include:[1][2]

Type 2

Type 2 interleukin receptors are Type II cytokine receptors. They include:[3]



  1. ^ Subramaniam S, Stansberg C, Cunningham C (May 2004). "The interleukin 1 receptor family". Dev. Comp. Immunol. 28 (5): 415–28. doi:10.1016/j.dci.2003.09.016. PMID 15062641.
  2. ^ Boraschi D, Tagliabue A (2006). "The interleukin-1 receptor family". Vitam. Horm. 74: 229–54. doi:10.1016/S0083-6729(06)74009-2. PMID 17027517.
  3. ^ Donnelly RP, Sheikh F, Kotenko SV, Dickensheets H (August 2004). "The expanded family of class II cytokines that share the IL-10 receptor-2 (IL-10R2) chain". J. Leukoc. Biol. 76 (2): 314–21. doi:10.1189/jlb.0204117. PMID 15123776.

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