CD Markers
CD156



Topic Completed: 1 February 2002

Minor changes: 14 December 2019

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PubMed Search: CD156

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. CD156. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/cdmarkerscd156.html. Accessed July 7th, 2020.
Definition / general
    • CD156a:
      • Aka ADAM8
      • May play a role in muscle differentiation
      • Possible role in neutrophilic extravasation
    • CD156b:
      • Aka Tumor necrosis factor Alpha Converting Enzyme (TACE), ADAM17
      • Adhesion structure; releases soluble forms of tumor necrosis factor and transforming growth factor-alpha from cells
Positive staining - normal
  • CD156a: neutrophils, monocytes
  • CD156b: all cells examined, with pro-domain removed
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