CCR2

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CCR2

A gene on chromosome 3p21.31 that encodes a receptor for monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP-1), a chemokine that mediates monocyte chemotaxis through agonist-dependent calcium mobilisation and inhibition of adenylyl cyclase. MCP-1 plays a role in monocyte infiltration in inflammatory responses to rheumatoid arthritis and tumours.