Literature associating CCL16 and visceral leishmaniasis
Lymphocyte and monocyte chemoattractant; Shows chemotactic activity for lymphocytes and monocytes but not neutrophils. Also shows potent myelosuppressive activity, suppresses proliferation of myeloid progenitor cells. Recombinant SCYA16 shows chemotactic activity for monocytes and THP-1 monocytes, but not for resting lymphocytes and neutrophils. Induces a calcium flux in THP-1 cells that were desensitized by prior expression to RANTES; Belongs to the intercrine beta (chemokine CC) family.
Synonyms: CCL16, CCL16p, hCCL16, K7ELY7, ILINCK ...