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C-C Chemokine Receptor Type 2

Known as: CCR2, CC-CKR-2, MCP-1-R 
C-C chemokine receptor type 2 (374 aa, ~42 kDa) is encoded by the human CCR2 gene. This protein plays a role in both cytokine binding and receptor… 
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
In addition to liver‐resident Kupffer cells, infiltrating immune cells have recently been linked to the development of liver… 
Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE—To establish the mechanism of the phenotypic switch of adipose tissue macrophages (ATMs) from an alternatively… 
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Adipose tissue macrophages (ATMs) infiltrate adipose tissue during obesity and contribute to insulin resistance. We hypothesized… 
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Microglia are the principal immune cells of the brain. In Alzheimer disease, these brain mononuclear phagocytes are recruited… 
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The C-C motif chemokine receptor-2 (CCR2) regulates monocyte and macrophage recruitment and is necessary for macrophage-dependent… 
Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The study and treatment of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a leading cause of blindness, has been hampered by a lack of… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Monocyte recruitment to the central nervous system (CNS) is a necessary step in the development of pathologic inflammatory… 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Chemokines are a structurally related family of cytokines that are important for leukocyte trafficking. The C-C chemokine…