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Table 1 Deer mouse cytokine and chemokine cDNA sequences compared to house mouse, rat, and human orthologs.

From: Cloning and characterization of deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) cytokine and chemokine cDNAs

    Similarity (%) to:2   
Gene Size (bp) Est. coding region (%)1 House mouse Rat Human
IL-2 456 98 82 89 80
IL-6 225 25 70 83 40
IL-12a 185 28 74 75 69
IL-13 184 47 84 80 71
IL-21 371 84 86 84 70
IL-23a 579 94 86 91 83
GM-CSF 175 39 73 69 62
CCL2 297 60 75 82 70
CCL3 260 45 90 88 81
CCL4 257 92 87 88 86
CXCL2 198 49 92 92 69
  1. 1Estimated coding region is based upon length of house mouse polypeptide. 2Similarity is based upon amino acid comparisons, where gaps are treated as nonidentities, except as noted in the text for IL-2 (house mouse) and CCL2 (human).