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What is the official name of the IL2RB gene?
The official name of this gene is “interleukin 2 receptor subunit beta.”
IL2RB is the gene's official symbol. The IL2RB gene is also known by other names, listed below.
Read more about gene names and symbols on the About page.
What is the normal function of the IL2RB gene?
How are changes in the IL2RB gene related to health conditions?
Where is the IL2RB gene located?
Cytogenetic Location: 22q13.1
Molecular Location on chromosome 22: base pairs 37,125,838 to 37,149,922
(Homo sapiens Annotation Release 107, GRCh38.p2) (
The IL2RB gene is located on the long (q) arm of chromosome 22 at position 13.1.
More precisely, the IL2RB gene is located from base pair 37,125,838 to base pair 37,149,922 on chromosome 22.
See How do geneticists indicate the location of a gene? in the Handbook.
Where can I find additional information about IL2RB?
You may also be interested in these resources, which are designed for genetics professionals and researchers.
What other names do people use for the IL2RB gene or gene products?
See How are genetic conditions and genes named? in the Handbook.
Where can I find general information about genes?
The Handbook provides basic information about genetics in clear language.
These links provide additional genetics resources that may be useful.
What glossary definitions help with understanding IL2RB?
You may find definitions for these and many other terms in the Genetics Home Reference Glossary.
See also Understanding Medical Terminology.
The resources on this site should not be used as a substitute for professional medical care or advice. Users seeking information about a personal genetic disease, syndrome, or condition should consult with a qualified healthcare professional. See How can I find a genetics professional in my area? in the Handbook.