homing receptor

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homing receptor

An adhesion molecule on leukocytes that binds to endothelial cells in blood vessels. It is used by white blood cells to guide them to inflamed or infected tissues in the body.
See also: receptor
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Expression of lymphocyte homing receptor antigen in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Expression of lymphocyte homing receptor as a mechanism of dissemination in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Prognostic value of lymphocyte homing receptor and S phase fraction in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.
Adhesion molecules in the prognosis of diffuse large-cell lymphoma: Expression of a lymphocyte homing receptor (CD44), LFA-1 (CD1la/18), and ICAM-1 (CD54).

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