CXCL16(redirected from CXCLG16)
CXCL16A gene on chromosome 17p13 that encodes a protein that acts as a scavenger receptor on macrophages, specifically binding to oxLDL (oxidised low-density lipoprotein), suggesting that it may play a role atherogenesis. CXCL16 induces a brisk chemotactic response and mobilises calcium.
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