CD Markers

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 7 Janaury 2016, last major update February 2002

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PubMed Search: CD179a or VpreB1

Related: CD179, CD179b
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Cite this page: CD179a. website. Accessed November 15th, 2019.
Definition / general
  • Aka VpreB1
  • Associates non-covalently with CD179b to form surrogate light chain as component of preB cell receptor, which plays a critical role in early B cell differentiation
Positive staining - normal
  • PreB cells
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