Evolution of the IL17 receptor family in chordates: a new subfamily IL17REL

@article{Wu2011EvolutionOT,
  title={Evolution of the IL17 receptor family in chordates: a new subfamily IL17REL},
  author={Baojun Wu and Meng Jin and Yi Zhang and Tiandi Wei and Zengliang Bai},
  journal={Immunogenetics},
  year={2011},
  volume={63},
  pages={835-845}
}
The human interleukin 17 receptor (IL17R) family plays a critical role in inflammatory responses and contributes to the pathology of many autoimmune diseases. So far, five members, IL17RA to IL17RE, have been identified. Recently, some IL17R genes have been identified in non-mammalian species, such as zebrafish IL17RD; however, there are no reports on the evolutionary history of this complex gene family through comparative phylogenetic approaches. Here, we concentrated on the IL17R evolution in… 

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