macrosialin


macrosialin
(= CD68)
Mouse homologue of CD68. Transmembrane scavenger receptor of the mucin-like class that includes LAMP-1 and -2. Expressed specifically on macrophages and related cells, binds oxidized LDL. Predominantly in lysosomal and endosomal membranes and to a lesser extent on cell surface.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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