CD Markers

Topic Completed: 1 February 2002

Revised: 17 December 2018, last major update February 2002

Copyright: (c) 2002-2016,, Inc.

PubMed Search: CD169 [title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. CD169. website. Accessed December 14th, 2019.
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)
Negative staining
  • Microglia
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