intercellular adhesion molecule


intercellular adhesion molecule
See ICAM.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • intercellular adhesion molecule 1 — (ICAM 1) a type of cell adhesion molecule that contains five immunoglobulin like domains and is expressed on a variety of cells, including B and T lymphocytes, fibroblasts, keratinocytes, and endothelial cells. It functions as a ligand for… …   Medical dictionary

  • intercellular adhesion molecule 2 — (ICAM 2) a type of cell adhesion molecule containing two immunoglobulin like domains and having a tissue distribution similar to that of ICAM 1; it serves as a ligand for leukocyte function–associated antigen 1 (LFA 1) …   Medical dictionary

  • Cell adhesion molecule 1 — Cell adhesion molecule 1, also known as CADM1, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: CADM1 cell adhesion molecule 1| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene Cmd=ShowDetailView TermToSearch=23705| accessdate = ] PBB… …   Wikipedia

  • cell adhesion molecule — Although this could mean any molecule involved in cellular adhesive phenomena, it has acquired a more restricted sense, namely a molecule on the surface of animal tissue cells, antibodies (or Fab fragments) against which specifically inhibit some …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • Cell adhesion molecule — Les Cell adhesion molecule aussi connues sous le nom de CAM sont des protéines intervenant dans les mécanismes de liaison cellulaire. Elles appartiennent la plupart à la Superfamille des immunoglobulines, aux intégrines, aux sélectines, aux… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Molecule — The smallest unit of a substance that can exist alone and retain the character of that substance. * * * The smallest possible quantity of a di , tri , or polyatomic substance that retains the chemical properties of the substance. [Mod. L.… …   Medical dictionary

  • Soluble cell adhesion molecules — (sCAMs) are a class of cell adhesion molecule (CAMs cell surface binding proteins) that may represent important biomarkers for inflammatory processes involving activation or damage to cells such as platelets and the endothelium.They include… …   Wikipedia

  • Protéine d'adhésion cellulaire — Les protéines d adhésion cellulaire (ou CAM, acronyme de l anglais cell adhesion molecule, signifiant « molécule d adhésion cellulaire ») sont des protéines intervenant dans les mécanismes de liaison cellulaire. Ce sont pour la plupart… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ICAM-2 — intercellular adhesion molecule 2 …   Medical dictionary


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