CD Markers

Topic Completed: 1 August 2013

Revised: 17 December 2018, last major update August 2013

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PubMed Search: CD144[title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. CD144. website. Accessed December 6th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Endothelial-specific cadherin localized at intercellular junctions
  • Aka vascular endothelial-cadherin precursor, VE-cadherin, cadherin 5
  • Cadherins are cell adhesion proteins that preferentially interact with themselves in a homophilic manner in connecting cells, thus contributing to the sorting of heterogeneous cell types
Positive staining - normal
  • Endothelial cells, brain
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