cell-adhesion molecule

cell-adhesion molecule

membrane proteins expressed by endothelial cells which regulate the movement of molecules and leukocytes from the blood to tissues.
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Similarly, depletion of Cadherin-2, a cell-adhesion molecule and key regulator of cell migration, leads to loss of directionality.
In a first step they showed that the pluripotency of these stem cells is directly associated with the cell-adhesion molecule E-cadherin.
The cell-adhesion molecule called L1 guides cell migration in the developing brain.
Through this strategy, they can often tentatively decide that a gene encodes a cell-adhesion molecule, signaling protein, or some other type of molecule.
Cadherin cell-adhesion molecules in human epithelial tissues and carcinomas.
1) between cadherin 10 (CDH10) and cadherin 9 (CDH9), two genes that encode neuronal cell-adhesion molecules.