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CXCL17 A gene on chromosome 19q13.2 that encodes a putative housekeeping chemokine, which regulates recruitment of nonactivated monocytes and immature dendritic cells into tissues and may play a role in the innate defence against infections. CXCL17 plays a role in angiogenesis and possibly in tumourigenesis.
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Moreover, we identified 2 novel GCassociatedgenes, IGJ and CXCL17, which have never been reported to be associated with GC before.
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