CEAM3_HUMAN Protein

Name Carcinoembryonic antigen-related cell adhesion molecule 3
Description Major granulocyte receptor mediating recognition and efficient opsonin-independent phagocytosis of CEACAM-binding microorganisms, including Neissiria, Moxarella and Haemophilus species, thus playing an important role in the clearance of pathogens by the innate immune system. Responsible for RAC1 stimulation in the course of pathogen phagocytosis.
UniProt ID P40198
Gene CEACAM3