2xIL12B [extracellular region]

Stable Identifier
R-HSA-8950640
Type
Complex
Species
Homo sapiens
Compartment
Synonyms
IL12B dimer
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General

Homodimeric protein of Interleukin-12 beta subunit (IL12B or IL12p40) can be secreted to exert its inhibitory function over Interleukin-12 heterodimer interleukin-12 receptor interaction. The secretion has been shown experimentally in COS cells and by mean of ELISA assays (PMID: 7527811).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
7527811 Human IL-12 p40 homodimer binds to the IL-12 receptor but does not mediate biologic activity

Stern, AS, Hollfelder, K, Su, C, Hakimi, J, Gubler, U, Gately, MK, Lin, P, Pan, YC, Ling, P

J. Immunol. 1995
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