Gene Symbol: Il2rb
Description: interleukin 2 receptor, beta chain
Alias: CD122, IL-15Rbeta, IL15Rbeta, Il-2/15Rbeta, Il-2Rbeta, p70, interleukin-2 receptor subunit beta, IL-15 receptor beta chain, IL-2 receptor beta chain, IL-2 receptor subunit beta, IL-2/15 receptor-beta, IL-2R subunit beta, IL-2RB, high affinity IL-2 receptor subunit beta, p70-75
Species: mouse
Products:     Il2rb

Top Publications

  1. Doganci A, Karwot R, Maxeiner J, Scholtes P, Schmitt E, Neurath M, et al. IL-2 receptor beta-chain signaling controls immunosuppressive CD4+ T cells in the draining lymph nodes and lung during allergic airway inflammation in vivo. J Immunol. 2008;181:1917-26 pubmed
    ..These findings provide novel insights into the functional role of IL-2 signaling in experimental asthma and suggest that blockade of the IL-2R beta-chain might be useful for therapy of allergic asthma in humans. ..
  2. Bayer A, Yu A, Adeegbe D, Malek T. Essential role for interleukin-2 for CD4(+)CD25(+) T regulatory cell development during the neonatal period. J Exp Med. 2005;201:769-77 pubmed
    ..However, for normal neonates, blockade of IL-2 decreased T(reg) cells in both the thymus and LN. Therefore, two steps of T(reg) cell development depend upon IL-2 in neonatal mice, thymus production, and subsequent expansion in the LN. ..
  3. Fontenot J, Rasmussen J, Gavin M, Rudensky A. A function for interleukin 2 in Foxp3-expressing regulatory T cells. Nat Immunol. 2005;6:1142-51 pubmed
    ..Thus, IL-2 signaling seems to be critically required for maintaining the homeostasis and competitive fitness of T(reg) cells in vivo. ..
  4. Kuwajima S, Sato T, Ishida K, Tada H, Tezuka H, Ohteki T. Interleukin 15-dependent crosstalk between conventional and plasmacytoid dendritic cells is essential for CpG-induced immune activation. Nat Immunol. 2006;7:740-6 pubmed
    ..Interaction between CD40 on cDCs and CD40 ligand on pDCs led to IL-12 production by cDCs. Thus, IL-15-dependent crosstalk between cDCs and pDCs is essential for CpG-induced immune activation. ..
  5. Burchill M, Yang J, Vogtenhuber C, Blazar B, Farrar M. IL-2 receptor beta-dependent STAT5 activation is required for the development of Foxp3+ regulatory T cells. J Immunol. 2007;178:280-90 pubmed
    ..Finally, STAT5 binds to the promoter of the foxp3 gene suggesting that IL-2Rbeta-dependent STAT5 activation promotes Treg differentiation by regulating expression of foxp3. ..
  6. Stoklasek T, Schluns K, Lefrancois L. Combined IL-15/IL-15Ralpha immunotherapy maximizes IL-15 activity in vivo. J Immunol. 2006;177:6072-80 pubmed
    ..These findings hold significant importance for the use of IL-15 as a potential adjuvant/therapeutic and inducer of homeostatic proliferation, without the necessity for prior immunodepletion. ..
  7. Suzuki H, Kundig T, Furlonger C, Wakeham A, Timms E, Matsuyama T, et al. Deregulated T cell activation and autoimmunity in mice lacking interleukin-2 receptor beta. Science. 1995;268:1472-6 pubmed
    ..Thus, IL-2R beta is required to keep the activation programs of T cells under control, to maintain homeostasis, and to prevent autoimmunity. ..
  8. Satoh Takayama N, Dumoutier L, Lesjean Pottier S, Ribeiro V, Mandelboim O, Renauld J, et al. The natural cytotoxicity receptor NKp46 is dispensable for IL-22-mediated innate intestinal immune defense against Citrobacter rodentium. J Immunol. 2009;183:6579-87 pubmed publisher
    ..Our results provide further evidence for functional heterogeneity in intestinal NKp46(+) cells that contrast with splenic NK cells. ..
  9. Malek T, Yu A, Vincek V, Scibelli P, Kong L. CD4 regulatory T cells prevent lethal autoimmunity in IL-2Rbeta-deficient mice. Implications for the nonredundant function of IL-2. Immunity. 2002;17:167-78 pubmed
    ..These observations indicate that the essential function of the IL-2/IL-2R system primarily lies at the level of the production of CD4(+)CD25(+) regulatory T cells. ..

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  1. Suzuki H, Zhou Y, Kato M, Mak T, Nakashima I. Normal regulatory alpha/beta T cells effectively eliminate abnormally activated T cells lacking the interleukin 2 receptor beta in vivo. J Exp Med. 1999;190:1561-72 pubmed
    ..These results indicate a novel function of IL-2Rbeta that is necessary for the induction of regulatory T cells acting to eliminate activated T cells. ..
  2. Reya T, Yang Snyder J, Rothenberg E, Carding S. Regulated expression and function of CD122 (interleukin-2/interleukin-15R-beta) during lymphoid development. Blood. 1996;87:190-201 pubmed
    To determine whether signaling via CD122 (interleukin-2 [IL-2]/IL-15 receptor beta-chain) plays a role in regulating the expansion and differentiation of lymphocyte precursors, we have characterized its expression and evaluated its ..
  3. Suzuki H, Duncan G, Takimoto H, Mak T. Abnormal development of intestinal intraepithelial lymphocytes and peripheral natural killer cells in mice lacking the IL-2 receptor beta chain. J Exp Med. 1997;185:499-505 pubmed
  4. Chan C, Crafton E, Fan H, Flook J, Yoshimura K, Skarica M, et al. Interferon-producing killer dendritic cells provide a link between innate and adaptive immunity. Nat Med. 2006;12:207-13 pubmed
    ..By virtue of their capacity to kill target cells, followed by antigen presentation, IKDCs provide a link between innate and adaptive immunity. ..
  5. Malek T, Porter B, Codias E, Scibelli P, Yu A. Normal lymphoid homeostasis and lack of lethal autoimmunity in mice containing mature T cells with severely impaired IL-2 receptors. J Immunol. 2000;164:2905-14 pubmed
    ..These data indicate that lymphoid homeostasis is largely maintained despite a nonfunctional IL-2R in mature T lymphocytes and suggest that IL-2Rbeta provides an essential signal during thymic development to regulate self-reactivity. ..
  6. Vosshenrich C, Lesjean Pottier S, Hasan M, Richard Le Goff O, Corcuff E, Mandelboim O, et al. CD11cloB220+ interferon-producing killer dendritic cells are activated natural killer cells. J Exp Med. 2007;204:2569-78 pubmed
    ..1(+) cells upon activation in vitro or in vivo in a proliferation-dependent fashion. Our data suggest that the majority of CD11c(lo)B220(+) "IKDC-like" cells represent activated NK cells. ..
  7. Tsunobuchi H, Nishimura H, Goshima F, Daikoku T, Suzuki H, Nakashima I, et al. A protective role of interleukin-15 in a mouse model for systemic infection with herpes simplex virus. Virology. 2000;275:57-66 pubmed
    ..Taken together, these results suggest that IL-15, using the IL-2/IL15R beta chain, plays an important role in mounting protective immunity during the course of systemic HSV-2 infection. ..
  8. Soper D, Kasprowicz D, Ziegler S. IL-2Rbeta links IL-2R signaling with Foxp3 expression. Eur J Immunol. 2007;37:1817-26 pubmed
    ..In contrast, we found that mice deficient in CD122 (IL-2Rbeta) had a profound reduction in both thymic and peripheral Treg, coinciding with more rapid development of ..
  9. Kung J, Beller D, Ju S. Lymphokine regulation of activation-induced apoptosis in T cells of IL-2 and IL-2R beta knockout mice. Cell Immunol. 1998;185:158-63 pubmed
  10. Kawai K, Suzuki H, Tomiyama K, Minagawa M, Mak T, Ohashi P. Requirement of the IL-2 receptor beta chain for the development of Vgamma3 dendritic epidermal T cells. J Invest Dermatol. 1998;110:961-5 pubmed
  11. Tanaka T, Nagasaka Y, Kitamura F, Kuida K, Suwa H, Miyasaka M. The role of the interleukin-2 (IL-2)/IL-2 receptor pathway in MRL/lpr lymphadenopathy: the expanded CD4-8- T cell subset completely lacks functional IL-2 receptors. Eur J Immunol. 1993;23:1378-80 pubmed
    ..Therefore, our results indicate that the IL-2/IL-2R system plays little role, if any, in the expansion of abnormal CD4-8-B220+ alpha beta T cells in MRL/lpr mice. ..
  12. Beltra J, Bourbonnais S, Bedard N, Charpentier T, Boulangé M, Michaud E, et al. IL2R?-dependent signals drive terminal exhaustion and suppress memory development during chronic viral infection. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2016;113:E5444-53 pubmed publisher
    ..Together, we ascribe a previously unexpected role to IL-2 and IL-15 as instigators of CD8(+) T-cell exhaustion during chronic viral infection. ..
  13. Nishimura H, Tagaya M, Tsunobuchi H, Suzuki H, Nakashima I, Yoshikai Y. Mice lacking interleukin-2 (IL-2)/IL-15 receptor beta chain are susceptible to infection with avirulent Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica serovar choleraesuis but mice lacking IL-2 are resistant. Infect Immun. 2001;69:1226-9 pubmed
    ..A Th1 response was detected in IL-2(-/-) but not in IL-2/IL-15R beta(-/-) mice infected with Salmonella, suggesting that IL-2/IL-15R beta signaling is important for the generation of protective Th1 cells. ..
  14. Castro I, Dee M, Malek T. Transient enhanced IL-2R signaling early during priming rapidly amplifies development of functional CD8+ T effector-memory cells. J Immunol. 2012;189:4321-30 pubmed publisher
    ..These results identify a general approach for amplified T memory development that may be useful to optimize vaccines aimed at generating robust cell-mediated immunity. ..
  15. Imbert V, Rezzonico R, Reichenbach P, Nabholz M. Induction of interleukin-2 receptor alpha (IL-2Ralpha) expression by interleukin-2: important role of the interleukin-2 receptor beta chain region between the two Stat5 docking sites. Eur Cytokine Netw. 2002;13:331-9 pubmed
    ..These data suggest that the segment between the two Stat5 docking sites of the IL-2Rbeta chain mediates signaling events that, together with Stat5 activation, are essential for the stimulation of IL-2Ralpha gene transcription. ..
  16. Ye S, Kim T, Won S, Yoon T, Park T, Yoo Y, et al. Transcriptional regulation of the mouse interleukin-2 receptor beta chain gene by Ets and Egr-1. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2005;329:1094-101 pubmed
  17. Schreiber T, Wolf D, Tsai M, Chirinos J, Deyev V, Gonzalez L, et al. Therapeutic Treg expansion in mice by TNFRSF25 prevents allergic lung inflammation. J Clin Invest. 2010;120:3629-40 pubmed publisher
    ..Our studies define what we believe to be a novel mechanism for Treg control and important functions for TNFR25 in regulating autoaggression that balance its known role in enhancing autoimmunity. ..
  18. Hanke T, Mitnacht R, Boyd R, Hunig T. Induction of interleukin 2 receptor beta chain expression by self-recognition in the thymus. J Exp Med. 1994;180:1629-36 pubmed
    ..thymocytes express the T cell receptor alpha/beta (TCR-alpha/beta) together with the interleukin (IL) 2R beta (p70), but not the alpha (p 55) chain...
  19. Jin H, Gong D, Adeegbe D, Bayer A, Rolle C, Yu A, et al. Quantitative assessment concerning the contribution of IL-2Rbeta for superantigen-mediated T cell responses in vivo. Int Immunol. 2006;18:565-72 pubmed
  20. Zhang X, Fujii H, Kishimoto H, LeRoy E, Surh C, Sprent J. Aging leads to disturbed homeostasis of memory phenotype CD8(+) cells. J Exp Med. 2002;195:283-93 pubmed
    ..Hence the selective reduction in the turnover of aged CD44(hi) CD8(+) cells in vivo may reflect the combined inhibitory effects of enhanced Bcl-2 expression and high IFN-I levels. ..
  21. Malek T, Yu A, Scibelli P, Lichtenheld M, Codias E. Broad programming by IL-2 receptor signaling for extended growth to multiple cytokines and functional maturation of antigen-activated T cells. J Immunol. 2001;166:1675-83 pubmed
  22. Gong D, Malek T. Cytokine-dependent Blimp-1 expression in activated T cells inhibits IL-2 production. J Immunol. 2007;178:242-52 pubmed
    ..Collectively, these findings indicate that there is a negative feedback regulatory loop in activated T cells such that IL-2 inhibits its own production through induction of Blimp-1 while promoting an effector cell phenotype. ..
  23. Nakamura T, Ouchida R, Kodama T, Kawashima T, Makino Y, Yoshikawa N, et al. Cytokine receptor common beta subunit-mediated STAT5 activation confers NF-kappa B activation in murine proB cell line Ba/F3 cells. J Biol Chem. 2002;277:6254-65 pubmed
    ..Taken together, we may propose that cytokine receptor-mediated STAT5 activation and expression of its target genes culminates in a unique mode of NF-kappa B activation and gene expression. ..
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    ..Microglial IL-15 could thus play a pivotal role in the CNS and may participate in certain CNS and neuroendocrine functions previously ascribed to IL-2. ..
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    ..The defined temporal order for the expression of these genes suggests that they may be useful as markers for multiple stages in the development of different hematopoietic cell lineages during embryogenesis. ..
  27. Nemoto T, Takeshita T, Ishii N, Kondo M, Higuchi M, Satomi S, et al. Differences in the interleukin-2 (IL-2) receptor system in human and mouse: alpha chain is required for formation of the functional mouse IL-2 receptor. Eur J Immunol. 1995;25:3001-5 pubmed
    ..Collectively, these results illustrate that the functional mouse IL-2 receptor complex necessarily includes the alpha chain, and that the regulation of CD8+ T cell growth during immune reaction depends upon alpha chain expression. ..
  28. Van Maele L, Carnoy C, Cayet D, Songhet P, Dumoutier L, Ferrero I, et al. TLR5 signaling stimulates the innate production of IL-17 and IL-22 by CD3(neg)CD127+ immune cells in spleen and mucosa. J Immunol. 2010;185:1177-85 pubmed publisher
    ..These data define that TLR-induced activation of CD3(neg)CD127(+) cells and production of Th17-related cytokines may be crucial for the early defenses against pathogen invasion of host tissues. ..
  29. Snow J, Abraham N, Ma M, Herndier B, Pastuszak A, Goldsmith M. Loss of tolerance and autoimmunity affecting multiple organs in STAT5A/5B-deficient mice. J Immunol. 2003;171:5042-50 pubmed
    ..These data provide strong evidence for a requirement for STAT5 in the maintenance of tolerance in vivo. ..
  30. Vang K, Yang J, Mahmud S, Burchill M, Vegoe A, Farrar M. IL-2, -7, and -15, but not thymic stromal lymphopoeitin, redundantly govern CD4+Foxp3+ regulatory T cell development. J Immunol. 2008;181:3285-90 pubmed
  31. Kamimura D, Ueda N, Sawa Y, Hachida S, Atsumi T, Nakagawa T, et al. Evidence of a novel IL-2/15R beta-targeted cytokine involved in homeostatic proliferation of memory CD8+ T cells. J Immunol. 2004;173:6041-9 pubmed
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    ..These results are consistent with a mechanism by which IL-4 can prime T cells and certain thymocytes for responsiveness to IL-2 by increasing IL-2R p75 chain gene expression, independent of general T cell activation. ..
  33. Bayer A, Lee J, de la Barrera A, Surh C, Malek T. A function for IL-7R for CD4+CD25+Foxp3+ T regulatory cells. J Immunol. 2008;181:225-34 pubmed
    ..Collectively, these data indicate that IL-7R signaling contributes to Treg cell development and peripheral homeostasis. ..
  34. Bayer A, Chirinos J, Cabello C, Yang J, Matsutani T, Malek T, et al. Expansion of a restricted residual host T reg-cell repertoire is dependent on IL-2 following experimental autologous hematopoietic stem transplantation. Eur J Immunol. 2011;41:3467-78 pubmed publisher
  35. Kuwabara T, Kasai H, Kondo M. Acetylation Modulates IL-2 Receptor Signaling in T Cells. J Immunol. 2016;197:4334-4343 pubmed
    ..Thus, IL-2-mediated acetylation plays an important role in the modulation of cytokine signaling and T cell fate. ..
  36. Aliahmad P, de la Torre B, Kaye J. Shared dependence on the DNA-binding factor TOX for the development of lymphoid tissue-inducer cell and NK cell lineages. Nat Immunol. 2010;11:945-52 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, many cell lineages of the immune system share a TOX-dependent step for development...
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    ..The mRNA abundance and pattern of expression of each cytokine or cytokine receptor may indicate the relative contribution that it makes to different stages of fetal thymic ontogeny. ..
  39. Mathieu C, Beltra J, Charpentier T, Bourbonnais S, Di Santo J, Lamarre A, et al. IL-2 and IL-15 regulate CD8+ memory T-cell differentiation but are dispensable for protective recall responses. Eur J Immunol. 2015;45:3324-38 pubmed publisher
    ..Globally, these results indicate that lack of IL-2 and IL-15 signaling modulates the CD8(+) T-cell differentiation program but does not impede adequate effector functions. ..
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    ..Mice deficient in the interleukin (IL)-2/IL-15 receptor beta chain, CD122, are model animals of such immune attacks and characteristically have a high number of abnormally activated T ..
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    ..These data indicate an essential nonredundant role for Stat5b for potent NK cell-mediated proliferation and cytolytic activity. ..
  42. Xiong N, Kang C, Raulet D. Positive selection of dendritic epidermal gammadelta T cell precursors in the fetal thymus determines expression of skin-homing receptors. Immunity. 2004;21:121-31 pubmed
    ..In vitro activation of irrelevant precursors also led to upregulation of the skin-homing receptor, providing an explanation for how thymic selection is coordinated with development of epidermal gammadelta T cells. ..
  43. Ukai H, Ishii Oba H, Ukai Tadenuma M, Ogiu T, Tsuji H. Formation of an active form of the interleukin-2/15 receptor beta-chain by insertion of the intracisternal A particle in a radiation-induced mouse thymic lymphoma and its role in tumorigenesis. Mol Carcinog. 2003;37:110-9 pubmed
    ..Thus, we demonstrated that the chimeric receptor gene produced by the insertion of an IAP functions as an oncogene by providing IL-2-independent autonomous growth potential. ..
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    ..In contrast, the IL-7R is probably essential in the induction of V-J recombination of TCRgamma genes. Thus, this study proves that IL-7R and IL-2/IL-15R serve differential functions in epidermal gammadelta T cell development. ..
  45. Adeegbe D, Bayer A, Levy R, Malek T. Cutting edge: allogeneic CD4+CD25+Foxp3+ T regulatory cells suppress autoimmunity while establishing transplantation tolerance. J Immunol. 2006;176:7149-53 pubmed
    ..Collectively, these data demonstrate that effective engraftment by allogeneic Treg cells controls autoimmunity and results in permissive conditions for long-term acceptance of allografts. ..
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    ..These findings suggest that the IL2R beta-chain induces growth potential for glandular epithelial cells and an immune-privileged condition mediated by CD25+regulatory-T cells. ..
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    ..These data suggest that IL-2 signaling via CD25 amplifies IL-18- and IL-12-mediated NK-cell activation during malaria infection. ..
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    ..proximal signaling by IL-2 and IL-15 and CD8(+) T cell primary and memory responses as a consequence of varied CD122-dependent signaling...
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    ..Similar results were observed with IL-2Rbeta. Taken together, our results show that IL-9Ralpha and IL-2Rbeta homodimers efficiently mediate constitutive activation of ALL-associated JAK1 mutants. ..
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    ..of central memory T cells with distinguishable phenotypic characteristics, most notably the higher expression of CD122 and CD127, molecules that make up IL-15R and IL-7R, respectively, than other memory T cells...
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    ..These results define a late checkpoint in T cell differentiation in the tissues where gamma(c) cytokines, including IL-15, authenticate CD4(+) T cell effector functions. ..
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    ..But in CD8 lymphocytes, IL-2 down-modulates p27(kip1). These results indicate that, aside from IL-2R expression and function, IL-2 responsiveness is also controlled by lineage-specific mechanisms. ..
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