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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Role of E-cadherin, alpha-, beta-, and gamma-catenins, and p120 (cell adhesion molecules) in prolactinoma behavior.
Doherty, "Structure and function of the gene for neural cell adhesion molecule," Seminars in Neuroscience, vol.
Stern et al., "Inhibition of human tumor-infiltrating lymphocyte effector functions by the homophilic carcinoembryonic cell adhesion molecule 1 interactions," The Journal of Immunology, vol.
Bedke et al., "Epithelial cell adhesion molecule is an independent prognostic marker in clear cell renal carcinoma," International Journal of Cancer, vol.
Mesenchymal stem cell surface antigen SB-10 corresponds to activated leukocyte cell adhesion molecule and is involved in osteogenic differentiation.
identifying toxic mechanisms using DNA microarrays: evidence that an experimental inhibitor of cell adhesion molecule expression signals through the aryl hydrocarbon nuclear receptor.
Through biochemical and immunological techniques, the antigen in the optic tectum was tentatively identified as the human natural killer cell antigen-1 (HNK-1) carbohydrate epitope of neural cell adhesion molecule (NCAM).
Dr Jiang joined researchers Judy King, Solomon Ofori-Acquah, Troy Stevens, Abu-Bakr Al-Mehdi and Oystein Fodstad from South Alabama, who about a year ago began studying the protein Alcam (Activated leukocyte cell adhesion molecule).
Fred, friend of echunoid, is a putative cell adhesion molecule. In this study, I have examined the possible genetic mechanism through which fred degradation is resulting in formation of the ectopic SOPs.
Vicinium is a single protein anti-epithelial cell adhesion molecule (anti-EpCAM) antibody fragment fused with Pseudomonas Exotoxin A (ETA) that is designed to specifically target and deliver a potent anti-cancer payload directly into tumor cells.