chemokine activity

id: GO:0008009
name: chemokine activity
namespace: molecular_function
type: go
obsolete: False

Description: The function of a family of chemotactic pro-inflammatory activation-inducible cytokines acting primarily upon hemopoietic cells in immunoregulatory processes; all chemokines possess a number of conserved cysteine residues involved in intramolecular disulfide bond formation.

Parent Functions

GO:0005125cytokine activity
GO:0042379chemokine receptor binding