CCL20 - C-C motif chemokine 20 - human protein (Function)
 
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CCL20 »  C-C motif chemokine 20
 
Protein also known as:  Liver and activation-regulated chemokine. Cleaved into:  CCL20(1-64); CCL20(1-67); CCL20(2-70).
Gene name:  CCL20
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Function

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Overview 
Chemotactic factor that attracts lymphocytes and, slightly, neutrophils, but not monocytes. Inhibits proliferation of myeloid progenitors in colony formation assays. May be involved in formation and function of the mucosal lymphoid tissues by attracting lymphocytes and dendritic cells towards epithelial cells. C-terminal processed forms have been shown to be equally chemotactically active for leukocytes. Possesses antibacterial activity E.coli ATCC 25922 and S.aureus ATCC 29213.  
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  • CuratedUniProtKB
GO molecular function 
Chemokine activitydefinition[GO:0008009] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Protein bindingdefinition[GO:0005515]  
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  • IPIIntAct
GO biological process 
Cell chemotaxisdefinition[GO:0060326]  
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  • TASGOC
Cell-cell signalingdefinition[GO:0007267]  
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  • TASPINC
Chemokinesisdefinition[GO:0042466] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Chemotaxisdefinition[GO:0006935]  
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  • TASPINC
Defense response to bacteriumdefinition[GO:0042742]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Immune responsedefinition[GO:0006955] silver  
  • IEAInterPro 2 GO
Inflammatory responsedefinition[GO:0006954]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Signal transductiondefinition[GO:0007165]  
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  • TASPINC
Pathways 
According to KEGG, this protein belongs to the following pathways:
Chemokine signaling pathway  hsa04062+6364  
Cytokine-cytokine receptor interaction  hsa04060+6364  
Rheumatoid arthritis  hsa05323+6364  
According to Reactome, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Signal Transduction  REACT_111102  
 

Keywords

Biological process 
Chemotaxis  definition   [KW-0145]
Inflammatory response  definition   [KW-0395]
Molecular function 
Antibiotic  definition   [KW-0044]
Antimicrobial  definition   [KW-0929]
Cytokine  definition   [KW-0202]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GeneWiki: CCL20
GenomeRNAi: 6364
PRO: PR:P78556