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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Polysialylated neural cell adhesion molecules expressed in human pituitary tumors and related to extrasellar invasion.
Activated leukocyte cell adhesion molecule promotes leukocyte trafficking into the central nervous system.
Cytokine-regulated expression of E-selectin, intercellular adhesion molecule -1 (ICAM-1) & vascular cell adhesion molecules -1 (VCAM-1) in human intestinal microvascular endothelial cells, J Immunol, 156: 2558-65.
In particular, the similarity of the 1H12 antigen to previously published descriptions of neural cell adhesion molecule (NCAM) led us to probe the identity of this antigen more closely.
Beauchemin, "The cell adhesion molecule CEACAM1-L is a substrate of caspase-3-mediated cleavage in apoptotic mouse intestinal cells," The Journal of Biological Chemistry, vol.
Expression of cell adhesion molecules in oesophageal carcinoma and its prognostic value.
Emerging therapies with different mechanisms of actionincluding the interleukin (IL)-12/IL-23 inhibitor ustekinumab (Janssen Biotech/Janssen Cilag's Stelara), the cell adhesion molecule (CAM) inhibitor vedolizumab (Millennium Pharmaceuticals), and the chemokine receptor inhibitor GSK-1605786 (formerly Traficet-EN or CCX-282B; GlaxoSmithKline/ChemoCentryx)are in clinical development for CD.
Mucosal addressin cell adhesion molecule 1 (MAdCAM-1) is preferentially expressed on the endothelial lining of blood vessels in the lymphoid tissue of the bowel.
M2 EQUITYBITES-July 21, 2015-Agenus licenses rights to antibodies targeting Carcinoembryonic Antigen Cell Adhesion Molecule 1
Ginkgo biloba extract inhibits tumor necrosis factor-alpha-induced reactive oxygen species generation, transcription factor activation, and cell adhesion molecule expression in human aortic endothelial cells.