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Aliases for CXCL8 Gene

Aliases for CXCL8 Gene

  • C-X-C Motif Chemokine Ligand 8 2 3
  • Chemokine (C-X-C Motif) Ligand 8 2 3 4 5
  • Monocyte-Derived Neutrophil Chemotactic Factor 2 3 4
  • Monocyte-Derived Neutrophil-Activating Peptide 2 3 4
  • Granulocyte Chemotactic Protein 1 2 3 4
  • Beta Endothelial Cell-Derived Neutrophil Activating Peptide 2 3
  • Lung Giant Cell Carcinoma-Derived Chemotactic Protein 2 3
  • Lymphocyte Derived Neutrophil Activating Peptide 2 3
  • Alveolar Macrophage Chemotactic Factor I 2 3
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor-Induced Gene 1 2 3
  • Neutrophil-Activating Peptide 1 2 3
  • T-Cell Chemotactic Factor 3 4
  • Interleukin 8 2 3
  • Emoctakin 3 4
  • GCP-1 3 4
  • MDNCF 3 4
  • MONAP 3 4
  • NAP-1 3 4
  • IL8 3 4
  • Small Inducible Cytokine Subfamily B, Member 8 3
  • Beta-Thromboglobulin-Like Protein 3
  • Neutrophil-Activating Protein 1 4
  • C-X-C Motif Chemokine 8 4
  • Protein 3-10C 4
  • LYNAP 3
  • NAP1 3
  • GCP1 3
  • LECT 3
  • LUCT 3
  • IL-8 4
  • NAF 3

External Ids for CXCL8 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for CXCL8 Gene

  • IL8

Summaries for CXCL8 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for CXCL8 Gene

  • The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the CXC chemokine family. This chemokine is one of the major mediators of the inflammatory response. This chemokine is secreted by several cell types. It functions as a chemoattractant, and is also a potent angiogenic factor. This gene is believed to play a role in the pathogenesis of bronchiolitis, a common respiratory tract disease caused by viral infection. This gene and other ten members of the CXC chemokine gene family form a chemokine gene cluster in a region mapped to chromosome 4q. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for CXCL8 Gene

CXCL8 (C-X-C Motif Chemokine Ligand 8) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with CXCL8 include Bronchiolitis and Extrinsic Allergic Alveolitis. Among its related pathways are Peptide ligand-binding receptors and Inhibitory action of Lipoxins on Superoxide production in neutrophils. GO annotations related to this gene include chemokine activity and interleukin-8 receptor binding. An important paralog of this gene is PF4.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CXCL8 Gene

  • IL-8 is a chemotactic factor that attracts neutrophils, basophils, and T-cells, but not monocytes. It is also involved in neutrophil activation. It is released from several cell types in response to an inflammatory stimulus. IL-8(6-77) has a 5-10-fold higher activity on neutrophil activation, IL-8(5-77) has increased activity on neutrophil activation and IL-8(7-77) has a higher affinity to receptors CXCR1 and CXCR2 as compared to IL-8(1-77), respectively.

Gene Wiki entry for CXCL8 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for CXCL8 Gene

Genomics for CXCL8 Gene

Regulatory Elements for CXCL8 Gene

Enhancers for CXCL8 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Score Enhancer Sources TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Other Gene Targets for Enhancer

Enhancers around CXCL8 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Promoters for CXCL8 Gene
Ensembl Regulatory Elements (ENSRs) TSS Distance (bp) Size (bp) Binding Sites for Transcription Factors within promoters

ENSRs around CXCL8 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for CXCL8 Gene

Chromosome:
4
Start:
73,740,506 bp from pter
End:
73,743,716 bp from pter
Size:
3,211 bases
Orientation:
Plus strand

Genomic View for CXCL8 Gene

Genes around CXCL8 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
CXCL8 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for CXCL8 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for CXCL8 Gene

Proteins for CXCL8 Gene

  • Protein details for CXCL8 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    P10145-IL8_HUMAN
    Recommended name:
    Interleukin-8
    Protein Accession:
    P10145
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B2R4L8
    • Q6FGF6
    • Q6LAE6
    • Q96RG6
    • Q9C077
    • Q9UCE1
    • Q9UCR8
    • Q9UCR9
    • Q9UCS0

    Protein attributes for CXCL8 Gene

    Size:
    99 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    11098 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    • Homodimer.
    SequenceCaution:
    • Sequence=AAK00048.1; Type=Miscellaneous discrepancy; Note=Chimeric cDNA.; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

    Three dimensional structures from OCA and Proteopedia for CXCL8 Gene

neXtProt entry for CXCL8 Gene

Proteomics data for CXCL8 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for CXCL8 Gene

  • Citrullination at Arg-27 prevents proteolysis, and dampens tissue inflammation, it also enhances leukocytosis, possibly through impaired chemokine clearance from the blood circulation.
  • Several N-terminal processed forms are produced by proteolytic cleavage after secretion from at least peripheral blood monocytes, leukcocytes and endothelial cells. In general, IL-8(1-77) is referred to as interleukin-8. IL-8(6-77) is the most promiment form.

Other Protein References for CXCL8 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:

Antibody Products

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for CXCL8 Gene

Domains & Families for CXCL8 Gene

Protein Domains for CXCL8 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for CXCL8 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry

P10145

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot:

IL8_HUMAN :
  • Belongs to the intercrine alpha (chemokine CxC) family.
Family:
  • Belongs to the intercrine alpha (chemokine CxC) family.
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Function for CXCL8 Gene

Molecular function for CXCL8 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
IL-8 is a chemotactic factor that attracts neutrophils, basophils, and T-cells, but not monocytes. It is also involved in neutrophil activation. It is released from several cell types in response to an inflammatory stimulus. IL-8(6-77) has a 5-10-fold higher activity on neutrophil activation, IL-8(5-77) has increased activity on neutrophil activation and IL-8(7-77) has a higher affinity to receptors CXCR1 and CXCR2 as compared to IL-8(1-77), respectively.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Induction:
By ER stress in a DDIT3/CHOP-dependent manner.
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Animal Model Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for CXCL8 Gene

Localization for CXCL8 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for CXCL8 Gene

Secreted.

No data available for Subcellular locations from COMPARTMENTS and Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for CXCL8 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for CXCL8 Gene

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SIGNOR curated interactions for CXCL8 Gene

Activates:
Is activated by:

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for CXCL8 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0001525 angiogenesis TAS 11483765
GO:0006928 movement of cell or subcellular component TAS 10820279
GO:0006935 chemotaxis TAS 12782716
GO:0006955 immune response IEA,IBA --
GO:0007050 cell cycle arrest IDA 11564821
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Drugs & Compounds for CXCL8 Gene

(70) Drugs for CXCL8 Gene - From: DrugBank, PharmGKB, HMDB, and Novoseek

Name Status Disease Links Group Role Mechanism of Action Clinical Trials
Simvastatin Approved Pharma Competitive, Inhibitor HMG-CoA reductase inhibitor 499
Bevacizumab Approved, Investigational Pharma VEGF antagonist, Therapeutic Antibodies, Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and VEGF receptor (VEGFR) inhibitors 1910
Sunitinib Approved, Investigational Pharma VEGFR/PDGFRβ/ KIT/ FLT3/RET/CSF-1R inhibitor, RTK inhibitor, Kinase Inhibitors, Vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) and VEGF receptor (VEGFR) inhibitors, Potent VEGFR, PDGFRbeta and KIT inhibitor 490
Salbutamol Approved Pharma Partial agonist, Agonist 0
ABT-510 Investigational Pharma Target 0

(74) Additional Compounds for CXCL8 Gene - From: Novoseek

Name Synonyms Role CAS Number PubChem IDs PubMed IDs
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Transcripts for CXCL8 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for CXCL8 Gene

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for CXCL8 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c ^ 2 ^ 3a · 3b ^ 4a · 4b
SP1:
SP2: -
SP3:

Relevant External Links for CXCL8 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
CXCL8
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for
CXCL8

Expression for CXCL8 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for CXCL8 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for CXCL8 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Amniocyte (56.1) and Islet of Langerhans (12.8).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for CXCL8 Gene



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Protein tissue co-expression partners for CXCL8 Gene

Primer Products

No data available for mRNA differential expression in normal tissues and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for CXCL8 Gene

Orthologs for CXCL8 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for CXCL8 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
cow
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia IL8 35
  • 83.51 (n)
  • 79.38 (a)
IL-8 36
  • 76 (a)
OneToOne
dog
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia IL8 35
  • 81.44 (n)
  • 77.32 (a)
IL8 36
  • 74 (a)
OneToOne
chimpanzee
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia IL8 35
  • 99.33 (n)
  • 100 (a)
IL8 36
  • 100 (a)
OneToOne
oppossum
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia IL8 36
  • 75 (a)
OneToOne
mouse
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Cxcl3 36
  • 37 (a)
ManyToMany
platypus
(Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
Mammalia IL8 36
  • 41 (a)
OneToOne
chicken
(Gallus gallus)
Aves IL8 36
  • 48 (a)
OneToMany
K60 36
  • 46 (a)
OneToMany
lizard
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia IL8 36
  • 40 (a)
OneToOne
Species with no ortholog for CXCL8:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona intestinalis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona savignyi)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for CXCL8 Gene

ENSEMBL:
Gene Tree for CXCL8 (if available)
TreeFam:
Gene Tree for CXCL8 (if available)

Paralogs for CXCL8 Gene

Paralogs for CXCL8 Gene

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Variants for CXCL8 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for CXCL8 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 04 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs4073 -- 73,740,307(+) ATACA(A/T)TTGAT upstream-variant-2KB
rs12420 -- 73,742,696(+) CAAAA(A/T)ACAAC utr-variant-3-prime
rs1126647 -- 73,743,328(+) AGATA(A/T)ACAAC utr-variant-3-prime
rs1803205 -- 73,740,676(+) CTGGC(C/G/T)GTGGC reference, synonymous-codon
rs2227306 -- 73,741,338(+) GAAGT(C/T)GTTCA intron-variant

Variation tolerance for CXCL8 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 53% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 0.30; 6.72% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for CXCL8 Gene

Human Gene Mutation Database (HGMD)
CXCL8

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for CXCL8 Gene

Disorders for CXCL8 Gene

MalaCards: The human disease database

(177) MalaCards diseases for CXCL8 Gene - From: DISEASES, Novoseek, and GeneCards

Disorder Aliases PubMed IDs
bronchiolitis
extrinsic allergic alveolitis
  • alveolitis
lung giant cell carcinoma
  • giant cell carcinoma
bacterial vaginosis
  • vaginosis, bacterial
bronchiolitis obliterans
  • bronchiolitis exudativa
- elite association - COSMIC cancer census association via MalaCards
Search CXCL8 in MalaCards View complete list of genes associated with diseases

Relevant External Links for CXCL8

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:
CXCL8
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No data available for UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for CXCL8 Gene

Publications for CXCL8 Gene

  1. The neutrophil-activating proteins interleukin 8 and beta- thromboglobulin: in vitro and in vivo comparison of NH2-terminally processed forms. (PMID: 2145175) van Damme J. … Billiau A. (Eur. J. Immunol. 1990) 3 4 67
  2. Impaired interleukin-8 chemokine secretion by staphylococcus aureus-activated epithelium and T-cell chemotaxis in cystic fibrosis. (PMID: 19597126) Al Alam D. … Gangloff S.C. (Am. J. Respir. Cell Mol. Biol. 2010) 3 23
  3. Cellular factors involved in CXCL8 expression induced by glycated serum albumin in vascular smooth muscle cells. (PMID: 19733855) Choi K.H. … Kim K. (Atherosclerosis 2010) 3 23
  4. IL-8 production by macrophages is synergistically enhanced when cigarette smoke is combined with TNF-alpha. (PMID: 19874800) Sarir H. … Folkerts G. (Biochem. Pharmacol. 2010) 3 23
  5. Signal mechanisms of vascular endothelial growth factor and interleukin-8 in ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome: dopamine targets their common pathways. (PMID: 20008399) Chen S.U. … Yang Y.S. (Hum. Reprod. 2010) 3 23

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