Aliases for IL22 Gene
External Ids for IL22 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for IL22 Gene
This gene is a member of the IL10 family of cytokines that mediate cellular inflammatory responses. The encoded protein functions in antimicrobial defense at mucosal surfaces and in tissue repair. This protein also has pro-inflammatory properties and plays a role in in the pathogenesis of several intestinal diseases. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2018]
GeneCards Summary for IL22 Gene
IL22 (Interleukin 22) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with IL22 include Intestinal Tuberculosis and Scleritis. Among its related pathways are PEDF Induced Signaling and Innate Lymphoid Cell Differentiation Pathways. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include cytokine activity and interleukin-22 receptor binding.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for IL22 Gene
Cytokine that contributes to the inflammatory response in vivo.