Aliases for CD14 Gene
External Ids for CD14 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CD14 Gene
The protein encoded by this gene is a surface antigen that is preferentially expressed on monocytes/macrophages. It cooperates with other proteins to mediate the innate immune response to bacterial lipopolysaccharide. Alternative splicing results in multiple transcript variants encoding the same protein. [provided by RefSeq, Mar 2010]
GeneCards Summary for CD14 Gene
CD14 (CD14 Molecule) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with CD14 include Mycobacterium Chelonae and Mycobacterium Kansasii. Among its related pathways are Phagosome and Bacterial infections in CF airways. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include lipopolysaccharide binding and lipoteichoic acid binding.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for CD14 Gene
Coreceptor for bacterial lipopolysaccharide (PubMed:1698311, PubMed:23264655). In concert with LBP, binds to monomeric lipopolysaccharide and delivers it to the LY96/TLR4 complex, thereby mediating the innate immune response to bacterial lipopolysaccharide (LPS) (PubMed:20133493, PubMed:23264655). Acts via MyD88, TIRAP and TRAF6, leading to NF-kappa-B activation, cytokine secretion and the inflammatory response (PubMed:8612135). Acts as a coreceptor for TLR2:TLR6 heterodimer in response to diacylated lipopeptides and for TLR2:TLR1 heterodimer in response to triacylated lipopeptides, these clusters trigger signaling from the cell surface and subsequently are targeted to the Golgi in a lipid-raft dependent pathway (PubMed:16880211). Binds electronegative LDL (LDL(-)) and mediates the cytokine release induced by LDL(-) (PubMed:23880187).