intercellular adhesion molecule

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intercellular adhesion molecule

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ICAM

Any of a group of immunoglobulin-like proteins on the surface of cells that help them bind to each other or to the extracellular matrix that surrounds them. These proteins also participate in cell-to-cell signaling, cytokine production, and cellular reproduction.
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Using FACS analysis of cells stained with anti-ICAM-1 mAb, we documented that in the presence of both activated and unstimulated PBMC, hASC upregulate ICAM surface expression (Figures 5(c), 5(d), and Figure S3).
In addition to Gillespie, other ICAM development team members are Lt.
Cellular adhesion molecules like iutracellular adhesion molecule (ICAM) and Vascular cell adhesion molecules-1 (VCAM-1) can be considered potential markers of vulnerability because such molecules are activated by inflammatory cytokines and chemokines and then released by the endothelium.
One significant focus at ICAM has been on developing types of steel that not only have greater mechanical strength but also resist corrosion at higher temperatures and pressures, as the industry taps into deeper basins and more remote areas of the earth.
El area de estudio distribuida en seis zonas hidro-biologicamente comunes, para efectos de identificar el comportamiento del ICAM, en el periodo comprendido entre los anos 2006 a 2009, la variacion temporal y espacial de la pluviosidad, condujo a establecer el mes de febrero como caracteristico de la epoca seca y a octubre el mes representativo de la temporada lluviosa.
The two firms are developing a plug-in that will feed ICAM services directly into the Catalyst EMS, which will allow traders to query ICAM's database for past and present events that could affect any security they intend to trade or hold.
Vince Hunter monitored his house using a pounds 2.60 iCam application.
Vince Hunter said the 4.99 dollars iPhone app, called iCam, notified him and his wife via text message that the motion detectors had been activated in his house.
The Agostoni family, second-generation owner/operators of Italy's ICAM S.p.A.
The composition in particular modulates the interactions between a dendritic cell and a T-cell, more specifically between a C-type lectin on the surface of a dendritic cell and an ICAM receptor on the surface of a T-cell.
As a result of the company's exposure to industry through use of its software platform, Integrity Compliance Activity Management (ICAM), PI Confluence was able to aggregate the data used to support the analysis.