NOD6 is an alias for the gene, NLR family, pyrin domain containing 9, in humans. Other names include: NACHT, LRR and PYD domains-containing protein 9; Nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain protein 6; PYRIN and NACHT-containing protein 12; nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain, leucine rich repeat and pyrin domain containing 9; CLR19.1; NALP9; PAN12. The encoded protein has an amino acid length of 991 and a mass of 113.3 kDa. NOD6 is a member of the NLRP family. This gene shares homology with other species, including: Rat.