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Chemokine (C-X-C motif) receptor 6
Symbols CXCR6 ; BONZO; CD186; STRL33; TYMSTR
External IDs OMIM605163 MGI1934582 HomoloGene38197 IUPHAR: 73 ChEMBL: 5994 GeneCards: CXCR6 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 10663 80901
Ensembl ENSG00000172215 ENSMUSG00000048521
UniProt O00574 Q9EQ16
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_006564 NM_030712
RefSeq (protein) NP_006555 NP_109637
Location (UCSC) Chr 3:
45.94 – 45.95 Mb
Chr 9:
123.81 – 123.81 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

C-X-C chemokine receptor type 6 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the CXCR6 gene.[1][2][3]

CXCR6 has also recently been designated CD186 (cluster of differentiation 186).


  1. ^ Liao F, Alkhatib G, Peden KW, Sharma G, Berger EA, Farber JM (Jun 1997). "STRL33, A novel chemokine receptor-like protein, functions as a fusion cofactor for both macrophage-tropic and T cell line-tropic HIV-1". J Exp Med 185 (11): 2015–23. doi:10.1084/jem.185.11.2015. PMC 2196334. PMID 9166430. 
  2. ^ Deng HK, Unutmaz D, KewalRamani VN, Littman DR (Aug 1997). "Expression cloning of new receptors used by simian and human immunodeficiency viruses". Nature 388 (6639): 296–300. doi:10.1038/40894. PMID 9230441. 
  3. ^ "Entrez Gene: CXCR6 chemokine (C-X-C motif) receptor 6". 

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This article incorporates text from the United States National Library of Medicine, which is in the public domain.