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Details for receptor: MARCO

EndoNet ID: ENR00587

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  • macrophage receptor with collagenous structure

General information

  • MARCO, an innate activation marker of macrophages, is a class A scavenger receptor for Neisseria meningitidis. [1]
  • MARCO is a type II transmembrane protein of the class A scavenger receptor family. It has a short N-terminal cytoplasmic domain, a transmembrane domain, and a large extracellular part composed of a 75-residue long spacer domain, a 270-residue collagenous domain, and a 99-residue long scavenger receptor cysteine-rich (SRCR) domain. [2]

Links to other resources

UniProt Q9UEW3
Ensembl ENST00000412481

Binding hormones

  • uteroglobin-related protein 1
  • uteroglobin-related protein 2

Anatomical structures with this receptor