cell adhesion molecule

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cell ad·he·sion mol·e·cule (CAM),

proteins that hold cells together, for example, uvomorulin, and hold them to their substrates, for example, laminin.

cell ad·he·sion mol·e·cule

(CAM) (sel ad-hē'zhŭn mol'ĕ-kyūl)
Proteins that hold cells together, e.g., uvomorulin, and hold them to their substrates, e.g., laminin.

cell adhesion molecule



Any molecule that traverses the cell membrane and contains a chemical domain that binds it to other cells or to the extracellular matrix.
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The reasons for such correlating relationship between the endothelial adhesion molecules, leukocytes and exercise intensity could be multi factorial.
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In addition, they also argue that an interesting study in which was investigated the levels of soluble endothelial adhesion molecules (CAMs) and vascular cell adhesion molecule (VCAM-1) intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1) and E-selectin, and found that poor collateral circulation is associated with increased levels of soluble CAMs in patients with obstructive coronary artery disease (3).
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