Cite this page: CD169. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/cdmarkerscd169.html. Accessed July 23rd, 2018.
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)