endothelial-leukocyte adhesion molecule

en·do·the·li·al-·leu·ko·cyte ad·he·sion mol·e·cule (E-LAM),

a glycoprotein on the surface of endothelial cells that is involved in blood leukocyte attachment to vessel walls and emigration from the vessels into the tissues.
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The activated endothelium expresses cell-surface adhesion molecules such as vascular cell adhesion molecule (VCAM)-1, intercellular adhesion molecule-1, and endothelial-leukocyte adhesion molecule (E-selectin), which facilitate the attachment of circulating leukocytes to the endothelium (15).

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