CXCR1 is a member of the G-protein-coupled receptor family. This protein is a receptor for interleukin 8 (IL8). It binds to IL8 with high affinity, and transduces the signal through a G-protein activated second messenger system. Knockout studies in mice suggested that this protein inhibits embryonic oligodendrocyte precursor migration in developing spinal cord. This gene, IL8RB, a gene encoding another high affinity IL8 receptor, as well as IL8RBP, a pseudogene of IL8RB, form a gene cluster in a region mapped to chromosome 2q33-q36.
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Protein Aliases: C Cmotif chemokine; C X C motif chemokine; C-X-C chemokine receptor type 1; CC motif chemokine; CCmotif chemokine; CD181; CXC; CXC chemokine receptor 1; CXC motif chemokine; CXC-R1; CXCR-1; High affinity interleukin-8 receptor A; IL-8 Receptor alpha; IL-8 Receptor IL-RA; IL-8R A; IL-RA; interleukin 8 receptor, alpha
Gene Aliases: Cxcr1; Il8ra
UniProt ID: (Mouse) Q810W6
Entrez Gene ID: (Mouse) 227288