CD16b

CD16b

a glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored protein present on neutrophils; deficient in patients with paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinemia and expressed in large granular lymphocytic leukemias and natural killer cell leukemias.
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Daeoron, "Human basophils express the glycosylphosphatidylinositol-anchored low-affinity IgG receptor Fc[gamma]RIIIB (CD16B)," The Journal ofImmunology, vol.
Human neutrophils express constitutively two antibody receptors that are members of the Fc receptor family for IgG molecules, namely, Fc[gamma]RIIa (CD32a) and Fc[gamma]RIIIb (CD16b) [12].
(b) Human genes: FCGR3B, Fc fragment of IgG, low affinity IIIb, receptor (CD16b); CD177, CD177 molecule; SLC44A2, solute carrier family 44 (choline transporter), member 2; ITGAM, integrin, alpha M (complement component 3 receptor 3 subunit); ITGAL, integrin, alpha L (antigen CD11A (p180), lymphocyte function-associated antigen 1; alpha polypeptide).