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Interleukin 6 receptor

IL-6R, interleukin-6 receptor, gp80, IL-6Ralpha
This gene encodes a subunit of the interleukin 6 (IL6) receptor complex. Interleukin 6 is a potent pleiotropic cytokine that regulates cell growth and differentiation and plays an important role in the immune response. The IL6 receptor is a protein complex consisting of this protein and interleukin 6 signal transducer (IL6ST/GP130/IL6-beta), a receptor subunit also shared by many other cytokines. Dysregulated production of IL6 and this receptor are implicated in the pathogenesis of many diseases, such as multiple myeloma, autoimmune diseases and prostate cancer. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding distinct isoforms have been reported. A pseudogene of this gene is found on chromosome 9.[provided by RefSeq, May 2011] (from NCBI)
Top mentioned proteins: Interleukin-6, NMDA receptor, CAN, V1a, STAT3
Papers using IL-6R antibodies
Peroxisome proliferator-activated receptor-gamma agonist, rosiglitazone, protects against nephropathy and pancreatic islet abnormalities in Zucker fatty rats.
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Sesti Giorgio, In PLoS ONE, 1997
... used anti-cytokines antibodies against IL-1ß, IL-6, TNFα, IFNγ, and anti-cytokine receptor antibodies against IL-1R1, IL-1R2, IL-6R, TNF-R1, IFN-Rα, IFN-Rß (Santa Cruz Biotechnology, Santa Cruz, CA); guinea ...
Papers on IL-6R
Pig kidney graft survival in a baboon for 136 days: longest life-supporting organ graft survival to date.
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Cooper et al., Pittsburgh, United States. In Xenotransplantation, 29 Jul 2015
Anti-TNF-α and anti-IL-6R were administered.
The effect of a preparation of minerals, vitamins and trace elements on the cardiac gene expression pattern in male diabetic rats.
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Csont et al., Szeged, Hungary. In Cardiovasc Diabetol, 28 Jul 2015
metallothionein 1a; metallothionein 2a; interleukin-6 receptor; heme oxygenase (decycling) 1; and glutathione S-transferase, theta 3), and hormones associated with insulin resistance (e.g.
Infliximab and etanercept have distinct actions but similar effects on cytokine profiles in rheumatoid arthritis.
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Takeuchi et al., Tokyo, Japan. In Cytokine, 18 Jul 2015
The concentrations of 11 inflammatory cytokines and their receptors (IL-1β, IL-2, IL-6, IL-6R, IL-8, IL-10, IL-12, TNFα, TNFβ, IFNγ, and GM-CSF) were measured at weeks 0, 22, and 54 using a high-sensitivity electro-chemiluminescence assay.
Anti-proliferative action of IL-6R-targeted antibody tocilizumab for non-small cell lung cancer cells.
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Shin et al., Seoul, South Korea. In Oncol Lett, May 2015
UNASSIGNED: In the present study we analyzed the anti-proliferative effect of tocilizumab, a humanized recombinant monoclonal interleukin 6 receptor (IL-6R) antibody, against non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) cells, including A549, H460, H358 and H1299 cells.
Functional and Morphological Improvement of Dystrophic Muscle by Interleukin 6 Receptor Blockade.
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Musarò et al., Roma, Italy. In Ebiomedicine, Apr 2015
We tested the ability of inhibition of IL6 activity, using an interleukin-6 receptor (Il6r) neutralizing antibody, to ameliorate the dystrophic phenotype.
The IL-6/gp130/STAT3 signaling axis: recent advances towards specific inhibition.
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Rose-John et al., Kiel, Germany. In Curr Opin Immunol, Apr 2015
However, a plethora of studies in the last decade has convincingly shown that only signaling via the soluble IL-6R (trans-signaling) accounts for the deleterious effects of IL-6, whereas classic signaling via the membrane-bound receptor is essential for the regenerative and anti-bacterial effects of IL-6 (classic signaling).
Addition of interleukin-6 inhibition with tocilizumab to standard graft-versus-host disease prophylaxis after allogeneic stem-cell transplantation: a phase 1/2 trial.
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Hill et al., Brisbane, Australia. In Lancet Oncol, Dec 2014
Immune reconstitution was preserved in recipients of interleukin-6 receptor inhibition, but qualitatively modified with suppression of known pathogenic STAT3-dependent pathways.
Regulatory B cells are induced by gut microbiota-driven interleukin-1β and interleukin-6 production.
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Mauri et al., Udine, Italy. In Nat Med, Nov 2014
Mice lacking IL-6 receptor (IL-6R) or IL-1 receptor 1 (IL-1R1) specifically on B cells have a reduced number of IL-10-producing B cells and develop exacerbated arthritis compared to control animals.
Interleukin-6 and its receptors: a highly regulated and dynamic system.
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Garbers et al., Kiel, Germany. In Cytokine, Nov 2014
IL-6 induces intracellular signaling pathways after binding to its membrane-bound receptor (IL-6R), which is only expressed on hepatocytes and certain subpopulations of leukocytes (classic signaling).
Chimeric antigen receptor T cells for sustained remissions in leukemia.
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Grupp et al., Australia. In N Engl J Med, Nov 2014
Severe cytokine-release syndrome, which developed in 27% of the patients, was associated with a higher disease burden before infusion and was effectively treated with the anti-interleukin-6 receptor antibody tocilizumab.
Immunotherapy for Graves' ophthalmopathy.
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Salvi, Milano, Italy. In Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes, Oct 2014
A recent open study with tocilizumab, an anti-soluble interleukin-6 receptor, has shown inactivation of Graves' ophthalmopathy.
Managing cytokine release syndrome associated with novel T cell-engaging therapies.
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Grupp et al., Philadelphia, United States. In Cancer J, Mar 2014
One approach we have developed targets IL-6, a prominent cytokine in CRS, using the IL-6R antagonist tocilizumab.
Interleukin-6: possible biological roles during exercise.
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Dela et al., Rīga, Latvia. In Ejss (champaign), 2013
Interleukin-6 (IL-6) is a multifunctional cytokine that exerts its modulatory effects on cells that express membrane bound IL-6 receptors; however, IL-6 in a complex with soluble IL-6R can bind to any cell that express glycoprotein 130 (gp130).
Metalloproteinases and their natural inhibitors in inflammation and immunity.
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Weiss et al., Toronto, Canada. In Nat Rev Immunol, 2013
Together with their endogenous inhibitors TIMPs (tissue inhibitor of metalloproteinases), these enzymes regulate signalling downstream of the tumour necrosis factor receptor and the interleukin-6 receptor, as well as that downstream of the epidermal growth factor receptor and Notch, which are all pertinent for inflammatory responses.
Randomized trial of tocilizumab in systemic juvenile idiopathic arthritis.
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PRCSG et al., Roma, Italy. In N Engl J Med, 2013
METHODS: We randomly assigned 112 children, 2 to 17 years of age, with active systemic JIA (duration of ≥6 months and inadequate responses to nonsteroidal antiinflammatory drugs and glucocorticoids) to the anti-interleukin-6 receptor antibody tocilizumab (at a dose of 8 mg per kilogram of body weight if the weight was ≥30 kg or 12 mg per kilogram if the weight was <30 kg) or placebo given intravenously every 2 weeks during the 12-week, double-blind phase.
The IL6R variation Asp(358)Ala is a potential modifier of lung function in subjects with asthma.
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National Heart et al., Winston-Salem, United States. In J Allergy Clin Immunol, 2012
The IL6R coding SNP rs2228145 (Asp358Ala) is a potential modifier of lung function in subjects with asthma and might identify subjects at risk for more severe asthma.
Blockade of interleukin-6 receptor suppresses the proliferation of H460 lung cancer stem cells.
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Shin et al., South Korea. In Int J Oncol, 2012
IL-6R is present in cancer stem cells and has an important role in the proliferation
Interleukin-6 receptor α is co-localised with melanin-concentrating hormone in human and mouse hypothalamus.
GeneRIF
Jansson et al., Göteborg, Sweden. In J Neuroendocrinol, 2012
Il6r alpha is co-localized with melanin-concentrating hormone in mouse hypothalamus.
Interleukin-6 receptor pathways in coronary heart disease: a collaborative meta-analysis of 82 studies.
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Danesh et al., In Lancet, 2012
We assessed Asp358Ala in relation to localised gene expression and to postlipopolysaccharide stimulation of interleukin 6.
Elevated urinary sVCAM-1, IL6, sIL6R and TNFR1 concentrations indicate acute kidney transplant rejection in the first 2 weeks after transplantation.
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Banas et al., Regensburg, Germany. In Cytokine, 2012
Elevated urinary concentrations of IL6, sIL6R, TNFR1 and sVCAM-1 clearly indicate an early acute transplant rejection.
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