adhesion molecule CD31

adhesion molecule CD31

A clinically important minor histocompatibility antigen in humans that, when mismatched, has been implicated in GRAFT-VERSUS-HOST DISEASE. This may occur in the recipients of bone marrow from unrelated donors of even apparently identical HLA type.
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Sinus histiocytosis with massive lymphadenopathy and Langerhans cell histiocytosis express the cellular adhesion molecule CD31. Arch Pathol Lab Med.
Normal and neoplastic cells of brown adipose tissue express the adhesion molecule CD31. Arch Pathol Lab Med.