Cite this page: Pernick N. CD226. PathologyOutlines.com website. http://www.pathologyoutlines.com/topic/cdmarkerscd226.html. Accessed March 20th, 2019.
Definition / general
- Aka DNAM-1, Platelet and T cell Activation antigen 1 (PTA1)
- Mediates adhesion to an unknown ligand
- T cell expression increased in some patients with autoimmune disease and viral infection
Positive staining - normal
- NK cells, platelets, monocytes, subset of B and T cells
- Granulocytes, erythrocytes