neural cell adhesion molecule(redirected from Neuronal cell adhesion molecule)
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neural cell adhesion molecule[¦nu̇r·əl ‚sel ad′hē·zhen ‚mäl·ə‚kyül]
A calcium-independent cell adhesion molecule expressed by migrating neurons that mediates intercellular binding via homophilic mechanisms (by binding to other neural cell adhesion molecules); important in neuronal aggregation.
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