OBO ID: GO:0005044
Term Name: scavenger receptor activity Search Ontology:
Synonyms:
  • macrophage receptor activity
Definition: Combining with any modified low-density lipoprotein (LDL) or other polyanionic ligand and delivering the ligand into the cell via endocytosis. Ligands include acetylated and oxidized LDL, Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria, apoptotic cells, amyloid-beta fibrils, and advanced glycation end products (AGEs). (4)
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Ontology: GO: Molecular Function   QuickGO   AmiGO
PHENOTYPE No data available