Cite this page: CD169. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/cdmarkerscd169.html. Accessed October 27th, 2016.
Definition / General
- A.K.A. sialoadhesin
- Macrophage-restricted cellular interaction molecule that binds sialylated ligands
- Highly expressed on macrophages in chronically inflamed tissues, such as rheumatoid synovium and atherosclerotic plaques
Positive Staining - Normal
- Macrophages (all sites but microglia)