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glucocorticoid-induced TNF receptor

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Immunopharmacology Ligand target has curated data in GtoImmuPdb

Target id: 1890

Nomenclature: glucocorticoid-induced TNF receptor

Abbreviated Name: GITR

Systematic Nomenclature: TNFRSF18

Family: Tumour necrosis factor (TNF) receptor family

Gene and Protein Information Click here for help
Species TM AA Chromosomal Location Gene Symbol Gene Name Reference
Human 1 241 1p36.33 TNFRSF18 TNF receptor superfamily member 18
Mouse 1 228 4 E2 Tnfrsf18 tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily, member 18
Rat - - Tnfrsf18 TNF receptor superfamily member 18
Previous and Unofficial Names Click here for help
activation-inducible TNFR family receptor | AITR | Glucocorticoid-induced TNFR-related protein | tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily, member 18 | CD357 | tumor necrosis factor receptor superfamily
Database Links Click here for help
ChEMBL Target
Ensembl Gene
Entrez Gene
Human Protein Atlas
Natural/Endogenous Ligands Click here for help
TL6 {Sp: Human}
Adaptor proteins (Human)
Other Binding Ligands
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Ligand Sp. Action Value Parameter Reference
TL6 {Sp: Human} Peptide Ligand is endogenous in the given species Immunopharmacology Ligand Hs - - -
Immunopharmacology Comments
GITR appears to act as a co-stimulatory immune checkpoint molecule. T cell activation induces GITR expression. GITR inhibits the suppressive activity of Treg cells and promotes survival of Teff cells.
Immuno Process Associations
Immuno Process:  Cellular signalling
Immuno Process:  T cell (activation)
Immuno Process:  Inflammation
Immuno Process:  Immune system development
Immuno Process:  Immune regulation
Immuno Process:  Cytokine production & signalling
Immuno Process:  Chemotaxis & migration


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