Aliases for CXCL9 Gene
External Ids for CXCL9 Gene
Previous HGNC Symbols for CXCL9 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for CXCL9 Gene
This antimicrobial gene encodes a protein thought to be involved in T cell trafficking. The encoded protein binds to C-X-C motif chemokine 3 and is a chemoattractant for lymphocytes but not for neutrophils. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2014]
GeneCards Summary for CXCL9 Gene
CXCL9 (C-X-C Motif Chemokine Ligand 9) is a Protein Coding gene. Diseases associated with CXCL9 include Endotheliitis and Sydenham Chorea. Among its related pathways are CCR5 Pathway in Macrophages and CXCR3-mediated signaling events. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include cytokine activity and CXCR3 chemokine receptor binding. An important paralog of this gene is CXCL2.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for CXCL9 Gene
Cytokine that affects the growth, movement, or activation state of cells that participate in immune and inflammatory response. Chemotactic for activated T-cells. Binds to CXCR3.