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Aliases for IL15RA Gene

Aliases for IL15RA Gene

  • Interleukin 15 Receptor Subunit Alpha 2 3 5
  • Interleukin 15 Receptor, Alpha 2 3
  • Interleukin 15 Receptor Alpha Isoform EM2 3
  • Interleukin 15 Receptor Alpha Isoform IC2 3
  • Interleukin 15 Receptor Alpha Isoform IC3 3
  • Interleukin 15 Receptor Alpha Isoform IC4 3
  • Interleukin 15 Receptor Alpha Isoform IC5 3
  • Interleukin 15 Receptor Alpha Isoform IC6 3
  • Interleukin 15 Receptor Alpha Isoform IC7 3
  • Interleukin 15 Receptor Alpha Isoform IC8 3
  • IL-15 Receptor Subunit Alpha 4
  • CD215 Antigen 4
  • IL-15R-Alpha 4
  • IL-15RA 4
  • CD215 3

External Ids for IL15RA Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for IL15RA Gene

  • GC10M005938
  • GC10M006141
  • GC10M005998
  • GC10M006034
  • GC10M005921

Summaries for IL15RA Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for IL15RA Gene

  • This gene encodes a cytokine receptor that specifically binds interleukin 15 (IL15) with high affinity. The receptors of IL15 and IL2 share two subunits, IL2R beta and IL2R gamma. This forms the basis of many overlapping biological activities of IL15 and IL2. The protein encoded by this gene is structurally related to IL2R alpha, an additional IL2-specific alpha subunit necessary for high affinity IL2 binding. Unlike IL2RA, IL15RA is capable of binding IL15 with high affinity independent of other subunits, which suggests distinct roles between IL15 and IL2. This receptor is reported to enhance cell proliferation and expression of apoptosis inhibitor BCL2L1/BCL2-XL and BCL2. Multiple alternatively spliced transcript variants of this gene have been reported.[provided by RefSeq, Apr 2010]

GeneCards Summary for IL15RA Gene

IL15RA (Interleukin 15 Receptor Subunit Alpha) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with IL15RA include large granular lymphocyte leukemia. Among its related pathways are Immune System and Interleukin-3, 5 and GM-CSF signaling. GO annotations related to this gene include signal transducer activity and cytokine receptor activity.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IL15RA Gene

  • High-affinity receptor for interleukin-15. Can signal both in cis and trans where IL15R from one subset of cells presents IL15 to neighboring IL2RG-expressing cells. Expression of different isoforms may alter or interfere with signal transduction. Isoform 5, isoform 6, isoform 7 and isoform 8 do not bind IL15. Signal transduction involves SYK.

Gene Wiki entry for IL15RA Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for IL15RA Gene

Genomics for IL15RA Gene

Regulatory Elements for IL15RA Gene

Promoters for IL15RA Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around IL15RA on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for IL15RA Gene

Chromosome:
10
Start:
5,937,569 bp from pter
End:
5,978,634 bp from pter
Size:
41,066 bases
Orientation:
Minus strand

Genomic View for IL15RA Gene

Genes around IL15RA on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
IL15RA Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for IL15RA Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for IL15RA Gene

Proteins for IL15RA Gene

  • Protein details for IL15RA Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Q13261-I15RA_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Interleukin-15 receptor subunit alpha
    Protein Accession:
    Q13261
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B4E2C2
    • Q3B769
    • Q5JVA1
    • Q5JVA2
    • Q5JVA4
    • Q6B0J2
    • Q7LDR4
    • Q7Z609

    Protein attributes for IL15RA Gene

    Size:
    267 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    28233 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • The interleukin-15 receptor IL15R is a heterotrimer of IL15RA, IL2RB and IL2RG. IL15RA also self-associates (By similarity). Interacts with SYK.
    SequenceCaution:
    • Sequence=AAB88175.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Note=Translation N-terminally extended.; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=CAI41080.1; Type=Erroneous gene model prediction; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=EAW86419.1; Type=Erroneous gene model prediction; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for IL15RA Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for IL15RA Gene

neXtProt entry for IL15RA Gene

Proteomics data for IL15RA Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for IL15RA Gene

  • A soluble form (sIL-15RA) arises from proteolytic shedding of the membrane-anchored receptor. The cleavage involves ADAM17/TACE (By similarity). It also binds IL-15 and thus interferes with IL-15 binding to the membrane receptor.
  • N-glycosylated and O-glycosylated.
  • Phosphorylated by activated SYK.
  • Glycosylation at Asn 137

Antibody Products

  • R&D Systems Antibodies for IL15RA (IL-15 R alpha)

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for IL15RA Gene

Domains & Families for IL15RA Gene

Protein Domains for IL15RA Gene

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

Q13261

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

I15RA_HUMAN :
  • Contains 1 Sushi (CCP/SCR) domain.
Domain:
  • Contains 1 Sushi (CCP/SCR) domain.
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Function for IL15RA Gene

Molecular function for IL15RA Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
interleukin 15,receptor,alpha chain,ubiquitously expressed
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
High-affinity receptor for interleukin-15. Can signal both in cis and trans where IL15R from one subset of cells presents IL15 to neighboring IL2RG-expressing cells. Expression of different isoforms may alter or interfere with signal transduction. Isoform 5, isoform 6, isoform 7 and isoform 8 do not bind IL15. Signal transduction involves SYK.
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Animal Models for IL15RA Gene

MGI Knock Outs for IL15RA:

Animal Model Products

  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for IL15RA

miRNA for IL15RA Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target IL15RA

Inhibitory RNA Products

In Situ Assay Products

Flow Cytometry Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for IL15RA Gene

Localization for IL15RA Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IL15RA Gene

Membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Nucleus membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Note=Mainly found associated with the nuclear membrane.
Isoform 5: Endoplasmic reticulum membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Golgi apparatus membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Cytoplasmic vesicle membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Note=Isoform 5, isoform 6, isoform 7 and isoform 8 are associated with endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi and cytoplasmic vesicles, but not with the nuclear membrane.
Isoform 6: Endoplasmic reticulum membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Golgi apparatus membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Cytoplasmic vesicle membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Note=Isoform 5, isoform 6, isoform 7 and isoform 8 are associated with endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi and cytoplasmic vesicles, but not with the nuclear membrane.
Isoform 7: Endoplasmic reticulum membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Golgi apparatus membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Cytoplasmic vesicle membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Note=Isoform 5, isoform 6, isoform 7 and isoform 8 are associated with endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi and cytoplasmic vesicles, but not with the nuclear membrane.
Isoform 8: Endoplasmic reticulum membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Golgi apparatus membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Cytoplasmic vesicle membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein. Note=Isoform 5, isoform 6, isoform 7 and isoform 8 are associated with endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi and cytoplasmic vesicles, but not with the nuclear membrane.
Soluble interleukin-15 receptor subunit alpha: Secreted, extracellular space.

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Jensen Localization Image for IL15RA Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for IL15RA gene
Compartment Confidence
endoplasmic reticulum 5
extracellular 5
golgi apparatus 5
nucleus 3
plasma membrane 3
cytosol 2
lysosome 1
mitochondrion 1
vacuole 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for IL15RA Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0000139 Golgi membrane IEA --
GO:0005615 extracellular space IEA --
GO:0005789 endoplasmic reticulum membrane IEA --
GO:0031965 nuclear membrane IEA --
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Pathways & Interactions for IL15RA Gene

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SIGNOR curated interactions for IL15RA Gene

Activates:
Is activated by:

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for IL15RA Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0007259 JAK-STAT cascade IEA --
GO:0010977 negative regulation of neuron projection development IEA --
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Drugs & Compounds for IL15RA Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for IL15RA Gene

Unigene Clusters for IL15RA Gene

Interleukin 15 receptor, alpha:
Representative Sequences:

Inhibitory RNA Products

Flow Cytometry Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for IL15RA Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c · 1d ^ 2a · 2b · 2c ^ 3 ^ 4 ^ 5 ^ 6 ^ 7 ^ 8a · 8b ^ 9 ^ 10 ^ 11a · 11b · 11c · 11d
SP1: - - - - - - -
SP2: - - - -
SP3: - - - - - - - - -
SP4: - - - - -
SP5: - - - - - -
SP6: - - - - -
SP7: - - - - - - -
SP8: - - - -
SP9: - -

Relevant External Links for IL15RA Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
IL15RA
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
IL15RA

Expression for IL15RA Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for IL15RA Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for IL15RA Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Platelet (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for IL15RA Gene



SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for IL15RA Gene Hs.445124

mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for IL15RA Gene

Q13261-I15RA_HUMAN
Tissue specificity: Isoform 1, isoform 3, isoform 4, isoform 5, isoform 6, isoform 7, isoform 8 and isoform 9 are widely expressed. Expressed in fetal brain with higher expression in the hippocampus and cerebellum than in cortex and thalamus. Higher levels of soluble sIL-15RA form in comparison with membrane-bound forms is present in all brain structures.
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Protein tissue co-expression partners for IL15RA Gene

- Elite partner

Primer Products

In Situ Assay Products

No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery and mRNA differential expression in normal tissues for IL15RA Gene

Orthologs for IL15RA Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of mammals.

Orthologs for IL15RA Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia IL15RA 35
  • 69.41 (n)
  • 54.55 (a)
IL15RA 36
  • 57 (a)
OneToOne
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia IL15RA 35
  • 72.32 (n)
  • 59.75 (a)
IL15RA 36
  • 52 (a)
OneToOne
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Il15ra 35
  • 70.85 (n)
  • 57.14 (a)
Il15ra 16
Il15ra 36
  • 53 (a)
OneToOne
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia IL15RA 35
  • 98.96 (n)
  • 97.17 (a)
IL15RA 36
  • 97 (a)
OneToOne
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Il15ra 35
  • 71.28 (n)
  • 57.14 (a)
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia IL15RA 36
  • 60 (a)
OneToOne
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia IL15RA 36
  • 28 (a)
OneToOne
Species with no ortholog for IL15RA:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona intestinalis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona savignyi)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for IL15RA Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for IL15RA (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for IL15RA (if available)

Paralogs for IL15RA Gene

(1) SIMAP similar genes for IL15RA Gene using alignment to 10 proteins:

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No data available for Paralogs for IL15RA Gene

Variants for IL15RA Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for IL15RA Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 10 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs2228059 - 5,960,405(-) CAAGA(A/C)CTGGG nc-transcript-variant, reference, missense
rs10854 -- 5,952,569(-) GGGAG(A/G)GATGC intron-variant, nc-transcript-variant, utr-variant-3-prime
rs767951 -- 5,978,391(+) GTGCA(C/G)ATTCT upstream-variant-2KB, reference, missense, utr-variant-5-prime
rs1323649 -- 5,970,859(+) GGCCT(C/T)AAGCA intron-variant
rs2274034 -- 5,977,285(-) CGGGA(A/G)CGCGG intron-variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for IL15RA Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv1e49 CNV Loss 18971310
nsv831775 CNV Loss 17160897
nsv519436 CNV Loss 19592680
dgv603n71 CNV Loss 21882294

Variation tolerance for IL15RA Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 79.9% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 1.40; 27.52% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for IL15RA Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report
IL15RA

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IL15RA Gene

Disorders for IL15RA Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(1) MalaCards diseases for IL15RA Gene - From: GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
large granular lymphocyte leukemia
  • t-cell large granular lymphocyte leukemia
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards

Relevant External Links for IL15RA

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
IL15RA
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
IL15RA
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
IL15RA
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for IL15RA Gene

Publications for IL15RA Gene

  1. Functional characterization of the human interleukin-15 receptor alpha chain and close linkage of IL15RA and IL2RA genes. (PMID: 8530383) Anderson D.M. … Cosman D. (J. Biol. Chem. 1995) 2 3 4 23 67
  2. Role of interleukin-15 receptor alpha polymorphisms in normal weight obese syndrome. (PMID: 19309557) Di Renzo L. … De Lorenzo A. (Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 2009) 3 23
  3. Expression of interleukin-15 and its receptor on the surface of stimulated human umbilical vein endothelial cells. (PMID: 19821081) Liu X. … Zhang X. (J. Huazhong Univ. Sci. Technol. Med. Sci. 2009) 3 23
  4. The soluble alpha chain of interleukin-15 receptor: a proinflammatory molecule associated with tumor progression in head and neck cancer. (PMID: 18483276) Badoual C. … Tartour E. (Cancer Res. 2008) 3 23
  5. Interleukin-15 and interleukin-15R alpha SNPs and associations with muscle, bone, and predictors of the metabolic syndrome. (PMID: 18514540) Pistilli E.E. … Hoffman E.P. (Cytokine 2008) 3 23

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