Interleukin-16 is secreted

Stable Identifier
R-HSA-449077
Type
Reaction [BlackBoxEvent]
Species
Homo sapiens
Compartment
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Summation

Interleukin-16 (IL16) does not contain a consensus secretory leader sequence, and the mechanism for its release has not been elucidated. Amino-terminal deletions of IL16 reduce its capacity for secretion (Zhou et al. 1999), but the significance of this is unclear.

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