Chemokine (C-C motif) receptor 5 (CCR5)

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C-C chemokine receptor type 5; C-C motif chemokine receptor 5 A159A; CC-CKR-5; CCCKR5; CCR-5; CD195; CKR-5; CKR5; CMKBR5; HIV-1 fusion coreceptor; IDDM22; chemokine (C-C motif) receptor 5; chemokine (C-C motif) receptor 5 (gene/pseudogene); chemokine receptor CCR5; chemr13
This gene encodes a member of the beta chemokine receptor family, which is predicted to be a seven transmembrane protein similar to G protein-coupled receptors. This protein is expressed by T cells and macrophages, and is known to be an important co-receptor for macrophage-tropic virus, including HIV, to enter host cells. Defective alleles of this gene have been associated with the HIV infection resistance. The ligands of this receptor include monocyte chemoattractant protein 2 (MCP-2), macrophage inflammatory protein 1 alpha (MIP-1 alpha), macrophage inflammatory protein 1 beta (MIP-1 beta) and regulated on activation normal T expressed and secreted protein (RANTES). Expression of this gene was also detected in a promyeloblastic cell line, suggesting that this protein may play a role in granulocyte lineage proliferation and differentiation. This gene is located at the chemokine receptor gene cluster region. Two transcript variants encoding the same protein have been found for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
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Assay Readout Background Species Cell Line
β-Arrestin CHO-K1 Human 93-0224C2
Internalization U2OS Human 93-0653C3
cAMP CHO-K1 Human 95-0068C2
Chem-1 Rhesus macaque HTS010C
Assay Readout Background Species Assay Kit
cAMP CHO-K1 Human 95-0068E2CP2M
cAMP CHO-K1 Human 95-0068E2CP2L
β-Arrestin CHO-K1 Human 93-0224E2CP0M
β-Arrestin CHO-K1 Human 93-0224E2CP0L
Internalization U2OS Human 93-0653E3CP0L
Internalization U2OS Human 93-0653E3CP0M
KINOMEscan TKscan BROMOscan NHRscan GPCRscan PATHscan
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