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Aliases for IL4 Gene

Aliases for IL4 Gene

  • Interleukin 4 2 3 5
  • Lymphocyte Stimulatory Factor 1 2 3 4
  • B_cell Stimulatory Factor 1 2 3
  • B Cell Growth Factor 1 2 3
  • Binetrakin 3 4
  • Pitrakinra 3 4
  • BSF-1 3 4
  • IL-4 3 4
  • B-Cell Stimulatory Factor 1 4
  • Interleukin 4 Variant 2 3
  • Interleukin-4 3
  • BCGF-1 3
  • BCGF1 3
  • BSF1 3

External Ids for IL4 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for IL4 Gene

  • GC05P131531
  • GC05P132456
  • GC05P132041
  • GC05P132085
  • GC05P132037
  • GC05P132009
  • GC05P127201

Summaries for IL4 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for IL4 Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene is a pleiotropic cytokine produced by activated T cells. This cytokine is a ligand for interleukin 4 receptor. The interleukin 4 receptor also binds to IL13, which may contribute to many overlapping functions of this cytokine and IL13. STAT6, a signal transducer and activator of transcription, has been shown to play a central role in mediating the immune regulatory signal of this cytokine. This gene, IL3, IL5, IL13, and CSF2 form a cytokine gene cluster on chromosome 5q, with this gene particularly close to IL13. This gene, IL13 and IL5 are found to be regulated coordinately by several long-range regulatory elements in an over 120 kilobase range on the chromosome. Two alternatively spliced transcript variants of this gene encoding distinct isoforms have been reported. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for IL4 Gene

IL4 (Interleukin 4) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with IL4 include Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis and Schistosomiasis. Among its related pathways are PEDF Induced Signaling and Cytokine Signaling in Immune system. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include cytokine activity and cytokine receptor binding.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IL4 Gene

  • Participates in at least several B-cell activation processes as well as of other cell types (PubMed:3016727). It is a costimulator of DNA-synthesis. It induces the expression of class II MHC molecules on resting B-cells. It enhances both secretion and cell surface expression of IgE and IgG1. It also regulates the expression of the low affinity Fc receptor for IgE (CD23) on both lymphocytes and monocytes. Positively regulates IL31RA expression in macrophages (By similarity).

Gene Wiki entry for IL4 Gene

Additional gene information for IL4 Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for IL4 Gene

Genomics for IL4 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for IL4 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for IL4 Gene
GeneHancer (GH) Identifier GH Type GH
Score
GH Sources Gene Association Score Total Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor
Binding Sites
Gene Targets
GH05I132674 Enhancer 1 Ensembl ENCODE 550.8 +0.8 848 1.7 HDGF PKNOX1 SMAD1 ZSCAN4 BMI1 IRF4 ZNF335 GATA2 SCRT2 ATF7 IL4 KIF3A LOC105379176
GH05I132673 Promoter 0.8 EPDnew 550.8 0.0 -19 0.1 L3MBTL2 GABPB1 SCRT2 ZNF592 MGA ZBTB17 IL4 GC05M132664
GH05I132292 Promoter/Enhancer 2.6 EPDnew FANTOM5 Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 34.7 -379.0 -378966 5.2 PKNOX1 SMAD1 MLX ARNT ZFP64 ARID4B SIN3A FEZF1 DMAP1 ZNF2 SLC22A4 P4HA2 RAD50 AFF4 MIR3936HG IL4 FNIP1 ENSG00000202533 MIR3936 SLC22A5
GH05I132770 Promoter/Enhancer 2.4 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 23.4 +100.5 100517 7.9 HDGF PKNOX1 ARID4B SIN3A ZBTB7B YY1 ZNF766 ZNF143 ZNF263 SP3 SEPT8 GC05M132776 GC05M132777 IL4 ENSG00000202533 LOC105379175 CCNI2 KIF3A SOWAHA AFF4
GH05I133048 Promoter/Enhancer 2.3 EPDnew Ensembl ENCODE dbSUPER 23.9 +377.1 377115 5.5 CLOCK MLX ZFP64 FEZF1 DMAP1 IRF4 YY1 E2F8 ZNF143 SP3 HSPA4 ENSG00000279691 GC05M133049 GC05M133050 AFF4 IL4 ENSG00000202533 LOC105379175 RAD50 ENSG00000224431
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

GeneHancers around IL4 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the IL4 gene promoter:

Genomic Locations for IL4 Gene

Genomic Locations for IL4 Gene
chr5:132,673,986-132,682,678
(GRCh38/hg38)
Size:
8,693 bases
Orientation:
Plus strand
chr5:132,009,373-132,018,368
(GRCh37/hg19)

Genomic View for IL4 Gene

Genes around IL4 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
IL4 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for IL4 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for IL4 Gene

Proteins for IL4 Gene

  • Protein details for IL4 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    P05112-IL4_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Interleukin-4
    Protein Accession:
    P05112
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q14630
    • Q6NZ77

    Protein attributes for IL4 Gene

    Size:
    153 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    17492 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for IL4 Gene

    Alternative splice isoforms for IL4 Gene

    UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

neXtProt entry for IL4 Gene

Post-translational modifications for IL4 Gene

Other Protein References for IL4 Gene

Antibody Products

  • Cell Signaling Technology (CST) Antibodies for IL4 (IL4)
  • Abcam antibodies for IL4

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for IL4 Gene

Domains & Families for IL4 Gene

Gene Families for IL4 Gene

HGNC:
Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • Cancer-related genes
  • Disease related genes
  • Plasma proteins
  • Predicted secreted proteins

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

P05112

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

IL4_HUMAN :
  • Belongs to the IL-4/IL-13 family.
Family:
  • Belongs to the IL-4/IL-13 family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with IL4: view

Function for IL4 Gene

Molecular function for IL4 Gene

GENATLAS Biochemistry:
interleukin 4,15kDa,B-cell stimulating factor 1,important switch factor directing Ig-E synthesis
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Participates in at least several B-cell activation processes as well as of other cell types (PubMed:3016727). It is a costimulator of DNA-synthesis. It induces the expression of class II MHC molecules on resting B-cells. It enhances both secretion and cell surface expression of IgE and IgG1. It also regulates the expression of the low affinity Fc receptor for IgE (CD23) on both lymphocytes and monocytes. Positively regulates IL31RA expression in macrophages (By similarity).

LifeMap Function Summary for IL4 Gene

It affects the following cells:
IL4 as growth factor is involved in stem cell differentiation protocols towards the derivation of the following cells:

Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog for IL4 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for IL4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005125 cytokine activity IEA --
GO:0005126 cytokine receptor binding IEA --
GO:0005136 interleukin-4 receptor binding IEA,TAS 11418631
GO:0005515 protein binding IPI 8266078
GO:0008083 growth factor activity NAS,IEA 11418631
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with IL4: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with IL4: view

Animal Models for IL4 Gene

MGI Knock Outs for IL4:

Animal Model Products

Clone Products

  • Addgene plasmids for IL4

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for IL4 Gene

Localization for IL4 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IL4 Gene

Secreted.

Subcellular locations from

COMPARTMENTS
Extracellular space Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi Apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion 0 1 2 3 4 5 Confidence
COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for IL4 gene
Compartment Confidence
extracellular 5
plasma membrane 3
cytosol 3
cytoskeleton 2
mitochondrion 2
peroxisome 2
nucleus 2
lysosome 2
endoplasmic reticulum 1
golgi apparatus 1
endosome 1

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for IL4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005576 extracellular region TAS,IEA --
GO:0005615 extracellular space TAS 11418631
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with IL4: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) for IL4 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for IL4 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with IL4: view

SIGNOR curated interactions for IL4 Gene

Activates:

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for IL4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0006935 chemotaxis TAS --
GO:0006955 immune response TAS,IEA 3016727
GO:0006968 cellular defense response TAS --
GO:0008203 cholesterol metabolic process ISS 11971948
GO:0010469 regulation of receptor activity IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with IL4: view

Drugs & Compounds for IL4 Gene

(91) Drugs for IL4 Gene - From: PharmGKB, ClinicalTrials, ApexBio, and Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Histamine Approved, Investigational Pharma Full agonist, Agonist 1105
Montelukast Approved Pharma Antagonist 280
Calcitriol Approved Nutra TNF-α and IL-1β production inhibitor, Vitamin D receptor (VDR) agonist 223
Aspirin Approved, Vet_approved Pharma Channel blocker 1232
Coal tar Approved Pharma 218

(40) Additional Compounds for IL4 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs

(2) ApexBio Compounds for IL4 Gene

Compound Action Cas Number
Calcitriol TNF-α and IL-1β production inhibitor 32222-06-3
Suplatast Tosylate 94055-76-2
genes like me logo Genes that share compounds with IL4: view

Drug Products

Transcripts for IL4 Gene

Unigene Clusters for IL4 Gene

Interleukin 4:
Representative Sequences:

Clone Products

  • Addgene plasmids for IL4

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for IL4 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b ^ 2 ^ 3 ^ 4
SP1:
SP2: -

Relevant External Links for IL4 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
IL4
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
IL4

Expression for IL4 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for IL4 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for IL4 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Pituitary (x4.7).

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for IL4 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Cervix (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for IL4 Gene



Protein tissue co-expression partners for IL4 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of IL4 Gene:

IL4

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for IL4 Gene:

Hs.73917

Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES for IL4 Gene

  • Blood(4.8)
  • Spleen(3.7)
  • Lymph node(3.5)
  • Lung(3)
  • Bone marrow(2.8)
  • Skin(2.8)
  • Intestine(2.5)
  • Nervous system(2.5)
  • Liver(2.3)
  • Heart(2.1)
  • Kidney(2)
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with IL4: view

No data available for mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for IL4 Gene

Orthologs for IL4 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of mammals.

Orthologs for IL4 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia IL4 33 34
  • 99.78 (n)
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia IL4 33 34
  • 75.19 (n)
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia IL4 33 34
  • 72.26 (n)
rat
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Il4 33
  • 60.91 (n)
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Il4 33 16 34
  • 57.79 (n)
Species where no ortholog for IL4 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • 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)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • 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 IL4 Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for IL4 (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for IL4 (if available)

Paralogs for IL4 Gene

No data available for Paralogs for IL4 Gene

Variants for IL4 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for IL4 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 05 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000510871 -- 132,676,663(+) G/A intron_variant
rs1000533509 -- 132,677,138(+) T/G intron_variant
rs1000670746 -- 132,682,872(+) G/A downstream_transcript_variant
rs1000743818 -- 132,681,196(+) T/C intron_variant
rs1001000682 -- 132,672,668(+) G/A upstream_transcript_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for IL4 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv28e197 CNV deletion 19546169
esv2348204 CNV deletion 18987734
esv2730791 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2730792 CNV deletion 23290073
esv2730793 CNV deletion 23290073
nsv528281 CNV gain 19592680
nsv529021 CNV loss 19592680

Variation tolerance for IL4 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 57.2% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 0.26; 5.83% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for IL4 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
IL4
SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for
IL4

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for IL4 Gene

Disorders for IL4 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(175) MalaCards diseases for IL4 Gene - From: HGMD, DISEASES, Novoseek, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis
  • pulmonary aspergillus disease
schistosomiasis
  • katayama fever
intrinsic asthma
vernal conjunctivitis
  • conjunctivitis vernal
allergic hypersensitivity disease
  • allergic disease
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search IL4 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot

IL4_HUMAN
  • Ischemic stroke (ISCHSTR) [MIM:601367]: A stroke is an acute neurologic event leading to death of neural tissue of the brain and resulting in loss of motor, sensory and/or cognitive function. Ischemic strokes, resulting from vascular occlusion, is considered to be a highly complex disease consisting of a group of heterogeneous disorders with multiple genetic and environmental risk factors. {ECO:0000269 PubMed:14681304}. Note=Disease susceptibility is associated with variations affecting the gene represented in this entry.

Additional Disease Information for IL4

Genetic Association Database
(GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology Navigator
(HuGE)
Tumor Gene Database
(TGDB)
ATLAS of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology
genes like me logo Genes that share disorders with IL4: view

No data available for Genatlas for IL4 Gene

Publications for IL4 Gene

  1. Analysis of inflammation- and atherosclerosis-related gene polymorphisms in branch retinal vein occlusion. (PMID: 19347053) Steinbrugger I … Weger M (Molecular vision 2009) 3 22 44 58
  2. Polymorphisms of RANTES and IL-4 genes in cerebral infarction. (PMID: 18696265) Um JY … Kim HM (Journal of molecular neuroscience : MN 2009) 3 22 44 58
  3. Common polymorphisms in interleukin genes (IL4, IL6, IL8 and IL12) are not associated with alcoholic liver disease or alcoholism in Spanish men. (PMID: 19185507) Marcos M … Laso FJ (Cytokine 2009) 3 22 44 58
  4. Genetic variants in immunoregulatory genes and risk for childhood lymphomas. (PMID: 19508433) Andrie E … Petridou ET (European journal of haematology 2009) 3 22 44 58
  5. Clinical and genetic risk factors of self-reported penicillin allergy. (PMID: 18538381) Apter AJ … Rebbeck T (The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology 2008) 3 22 44 58

Products for IL4 Gene

  • Addgene plasmids for IL4

Sources for IL4 Gene