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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Differential binding of clonal variants of Plasmodium falciparum to allelic forms of intracellular adhesion molecule 1 determined by flow adhesion assay.
This protein molecule, known as ICAM-1, or intracellular adhesion molecule, attaches (or binds) the virus to the inner lining of the cell.
Expression of intracellular adhesion molecules in human saphenous veins: effects of inflammatory cytokines and neointima formation in culture , Atherosclerosis, 150: 33-41.

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