Interleukin-6 receptor subunit alpha; Part of the receptor for interleukin 6. Binds to IL6 with low affinity, but does not transduce a signal. Signal activation necessitate an association with IL6ST. Activation may lead to the regulation of the immune response, acute-phase reactions and hematopoiesis; CD molecules
Synonyms: IL6R, IL6Rp, hIL6R, A0N0L5, D6R9R8 ...