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Mesh term Platelet Endothelial Cell Adhesion Molecule-1

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Antigens, Differentiation, Myelomonocytic
Cell Adhesion Molecules


A cell adhesion molecule, composed of a series of Ig-like domains, and expressed on virtually all MONOCYTES; PLATELETS; and GRANULOCYTES. PECAM-1 is highly expressed on endothelial cells and concentrated at the junctions between them. It is essential for TRANSENDOTHELIAL MIGRATION of leukocytes and removal of apoptotic cells by PHAGOCYTES.

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