Dendritic cells (DCs) are the most potent antigen-presenting cells. Immature DCs efficiently capture antigens and differentiate into interdigitating dendritic cells (IDCs) in lymphoid tissues that induce primary T-cell responses (summary by de Saint-Vis et al., 1998 [PubMed 9768752]).
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Protein Aliases: CD208; DC LAMP; DC-lysosome-associated membrane glycoprotein; dendritic cells-lysosome associated membrane glycoprotein; LAMP-3; lysosomal-associated membrane protein 3; Lysosome-associated membrane glycoprotein 3; Protein TSC403
Gene Aliases: 1200002D17Rik; CD208; DC LAMP; DC-LAMP; DCLAMP; LAMP; LAMP-3; LAMP3; TSC403
Molecular Function: membrane trafficking regulatory protein