CDH5(redirected from cadherin-5)
CDH5A gene on chromosome 16q22.1 that encodes a calcium-dependent cell–cell adhesion glycoprotein (cadherin), which is involved in regulating cell–cell adhesions, mobility and proliferation of epithelial cells. CDH5 is thought to play a key role in endothelial cell biology by controlling cohesion and organisation of intercellular junctions.
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