CD66a | definition of CD66a by Medical dictionary
a type I transmembrane protein, present on neutrophils, histiocytes, some myeloid progenitor cells, and the brush border of colonic epithelial cells; facilitates adhesion and neutrophilic activation; expressed in chronic myelocytic leukemia and some cases of acute lymphocytic leukemia.
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Tumor-suppressive activity of CD66a
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Szekanecz Z, Haines GK, Harlow LA, et al: Increased synovial expression of the adhesion molecules CD66a
, CD66b and CD31 in rheumatoid and osteoarthritis.