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Details for anatomical structure: leukocyte

EndoNet ID: ENC00248

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leukocyte, colorless corpuscle, white blood cell, white blood corpuscle,

General information

white blood cell; motile; distinguishable into three categories: granulocytes, monocytes and lymphocytes

Links to other resources

Cytomer cy0014529

Larger structures


      Secreted hormones

      • Hormone: IL-1 alpha

        • Expression of interleukin-1 alpha and beta genes by human blood polymorphonuclear leukocytes. [1]
      • Hormone: IL-18

      • Hormone: GROalpha

      • Hormone: lymphotactin

      • Hormone: IL-10

      • Hormone: IL-13

      • Hormone: IL-9

      • Hormone: CXCL11

      • Hormone: MIP-1 alpha

      • Hormone: defensin alpha 1

      • Hormone: NAP-2

      • Hormone: soluble PSGL-1

      • Hormone: elastase-2

      • Hormone: Granulin-1

      • Hormone: LTB4

      • Hormone: annexin A1

        • Secreted AnxA1 could stimulate nFPRs expressed by intestinal epithelial cells and promote restitution. [2]
      • Hormone: LFA-3

        • The widespread, but not ubiquitous, distribution of LFA-3 contrasted with the more restricted distribution of ICAM-1. [3]
        • LFA-3 is widely distributed on peripheral blood leucocytes. [3]


      • Receptor: histamine H4 receptor

      • Receptor: TLR8

      • Receptor: TLR2

      • Receptor: TLR4

      • Receptor: LTB4-R1

      • Receptor: IL-18R1

      • Receptor: TLR1

      • Receptor: PAF-R

      • Receptor: PIR-B

      • Receptor: PSGL-1

      • Receptor: L-selectin

        • The constitutive expression of L-selectin by naive lymphocytes ans peripheral node adhesins by high endothelial venules within peripheral lymph nodes mediates the continuous recirculation of lymphocytes between blood and lymph. [4]
      • Receptor: TCCR

      • Receptor: SIGLEC-7

      • Receptor: LTB4-R2

      • Receptor: CB2

      • Receptor: Sphingosine 1-phosphate receptor 1

      • Receptor: Lysophosphatidic acid receptor 2