CD Markers

Reviewer: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 31 December 2015, last major update February 2002

Copyright: (c) 2002-2015,, Inc.

PubMed Search: CD126[title]
Cite this page: CD126. website. Accessed October 19th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Aka Interleukin 6 receptor
  • Continuous expression of IL-6 and CD130, ligands for CD126, causes hypergammaglobulinemia, glomeruloproliferative nephritis and lymphoid infiltration in some organs
  • Dysregulated stimulation may cause myeloma and plasmacytoma
Positive staining - normal
  • T cells, monocytes, activated B cells, hepatocytes