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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However, because of their occasional unsatisfactory performance, researchers used heat shock protein 60 (Hsp60) as a receptor for Listeria adhesion protein LAP.
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