CXCL16

Ligand id: 855

Name: CXCL16

Species: Human

Classification
Compound class Endogenous peptide in human, mouse or rat
Ligand families/groups Chemokines
Gene/Precursor
Gene symbol Gene name Species Precursor protein name Synonyms
CXCL16 C-X-C motif chemokine ligand 16 Human chemokine (C-X-C motif) ligand 16 chemokine (C-X-C motif) ligand 16, CXC chemokine ligand 16, CXCLG16, SRPSOX, SR-PSOX
Database Links
Ensembl Gene ENSG00000161921
Entrez Gene 58191
GtoPdb PubChem SID 135651711
OMIM 605398 (Hs)
RefSeq Protein NP_001094282 (Hs)
UniProtKB Q9H2A7 (Hs)
Wikipedia CXCL16
Comments
CXC chemokine ligand (CXCL) 16 is a ligand for chemokine receptor CXCR6. Once cleaved from the cell membrane CXCL16 acts as a chemoattractant for activated CD8 T cells, NKT cells and Th1-polarized T cells that express CXCR6.