Short Communication

Human Genetics

, Volume 95, Issue 1, pp 99-101

The human interleukin-10 receptor gene maps to chromosome 11q23.3

  • Tadayoshi TaniyamaAffiliated withLaboratory of Immunoregulation, Department of Immunology, National Institute of Health
  • , Setsuo TakaiAffiliated withDepartment of Genetics, Research Institute, International Medical Center of Japan
  • , Emi MiyazakiAffiliated withLaboratory of Immunoregulation, Department of Immunology, National Institute of HealthLaboratory of Molecular Immunology, Faculty of Science, Toho University
  • , Ryutaro FukumuraAffiliated withLaboratory of Immunoregulation, Department of Immunology, National Institute of HealthLaboratory of Molecular Immunology, Faculty of Science, Toho University
  • , Junko SatoAffiliated withLaboratory of Immunoregulation, Department of Immunology, National Institute of HealthLaboratory of Molecular Immunology, Faculty of Science, Toho University
  • , Yoshiro KobayashiAffiliated withLaboratory of Molecular Immunology, Faculty of Science, Toho University
  • , Tadashi HirakawaAffiliated withCentral Research Laboratories, Ajinomoto Co. Ltd.
  • , Kevin W. MooreAffiliated withDepartment of Immunology, DNAX Research Institute of Molecular and Cellular Biology
  • , Kiyomi YamadaAffiliated withDepartment of Genetics, Research Institute, International Medical Center of Japan

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Abstract

The human interleukin-10 receptor (IL-10R) gene has previously been mapped to chromosome 11. Here, we have determined the precise location of the human IL-10R gene by the fluorescence in situ hybridization method, and have found that the IL-10R gene maps to chromosome 11q23.3.