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 Proliferative Glomerulonephritis and Paracoccidioidomycosis. Among its related pathways are Signaling by GPCR and CCR5 Pathway in Macrophages. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include cytokine activity and CXCR3 chemokine receptor binding. An important paralog of this gene is CXCL10.
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.