CD24 antigens

CD24 antigens general information

CD24 Gene ID 100133941
CD24 Official Full Name CD24 molecule
CD24 Alias BA-1, Nectadrin
CD24 Cellular Expression T; B; Epithelial; Granulocyte; monocytes
CD24 Ligand/Receptor/Association CD62P, CD24
CD24 Function Regulation of B-cell proliferation and differentiation
CD24 Summary This gene encodes a member of the CD1 family of transmembrane glycoproteins, which are structurally related to the major histocompatibility complex (MHC) proteins and form heterodimers with beta-2-microglobulin. The CD1 proteins mediate the presentation of primarily lipid and glycolipid antigens of self or microbial origin to T cells. The human genome contains five CD1 family genes organized in a cluster on chromosome 1. The CD1 family members are thought to differ in their cellular localization and specificity for particular lipid ligands. The protein encoded by this gene is broadly distributed throughout the endocytic system via a tyrosine-based motif in the cytoplasmic tail. Alternatively spliced transcript variants of this gene have been observed, but their full-length nature is not known. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

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