cell adhesion molecule

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cell adhesion molecule

[¦sel ad‚hē·zhən ′mäl·ə·kyül]
(cell and molecular biology)
A class of membrane proteins comprising the outer surfaces of cell membranes in the developing nervous system that is thought to be intimately involved in guiding development during embryonic life. Abbreviated CAM.
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An innovative approach to stopping MS involves blocking adhesion molecules found on the surfaces of immune cells and on cells that form blood vessel walls.
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The adhesion of leukocytes to the vascular endothelium, mediated by endothelial cell adhesion molecules including vascular adhesion molecule-1 (VCAM-1), intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1), and E-selectin, is the pivotal early event in atherogenesis.
This fourth edition contains new chapters on cryokines, chemoattractants, and adhesion molecules, plus updated material on immunology of HIV infection and AIDS, and HIV treatment strategies.
Intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1) and E-, P-, and L-selectin are cellular adhesion molecules involved in the recruitment of leukocytes on the activated vessel wall during inflammation (1) and play an important role in the early stages of atherosclerosis and its complications (2).
Under the terms of the renegotiated agreement with BI, Isis will be solely responsible for the development and commercialization of ISIS 2302 and other antisense inhibitors of cell adhesion molecules discovered during the collaboration.
Typically, researchers depict cancer cells as settling in blood vessels larger than the cells themselves and sticking there because of special adhesion molecules.
Blood-brain barrier stops immune cells from entering central nervous system (CNS) (1956) Adhesion molecules involved when immune cells cross this barrier (1977)
Kris-Etherton's research shows eating walnuts can significantly reduce C-reactive protein and harmful plaque adhesion molecules, two significant markers of inflammation in arteries.
Endothelial adhesion molecules, lipid peroxidation, insulin resistance, and adiponectin were assessed at the start of the study and again after eight weeks.
The other topics are polyunsaturated fatty acid deficiency, the correlation between vascular endothelial growth factor and proto-oncogene c-fos and c-myc, and the expression of neural cell adhesion molecules and osteonectin.
Leukocytes, lymphocytes, activation parameters and cell adhesion molecules in middle distance runners under different training conditions.