Official Full Name
inducible T-cell co-stimulator
The protein encoded by this gene belongs to the CD28 and CTLA-4 cell-surface receptor family. It forms homodimers and plays an important role in cell-cell signaling, immune responses, and regulation of cell proliferation.
ICOS; inducible T-cell co-stimulator; inducible T-cell costimulator; activation inducible lymphocyte immunomediatory molecule; AILIM; CD278; inducible costimulator; activation-inducible lymphocyte immunomediatory molecule; CVID1; MGC39850; AILIM, CD278, MGC39850