contactin-1

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contactin-1

A 130-kD glycoprotein cell adhesion molecule within the immunoglobulin superfamily encoded by CNTN1 on chromosome 12q11-q12. Contactin-1 is differentially expressed in various neuronal tissues during development and interacts with several ligands—Nr-CAM, L1, NCAM, neurocan, phosphacan, and tenascin.