CD Markers

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

Revised: 30 December 2015, last major update January 2011

Copyright: (c) 2002-2015,, Inc.

PubMed Search: CD37 [title]
Cite this page: CD37. website. Accessed October 24th, 2016.
Definition / General
  • Member of tetraspanin family (members have 4 hydrophobic domains, others are CD9, CD53, CD63, CD81, CD82 and CD151)
  • Regulates T cell proliferation (J Immunol 2004;172:2953)
Clinical Features
Uses by Pathologists
  • No significant clinical use by pathologists
Positive Staining - Normal
  • B cells, T cells (low), neutrophils (low), monocytes (low), macrophages, dendritic cells
Positive Staining - Disease
Negative Staining
  • NK cells, platelets, erythrocytes, plasma cells
  • Plasma cell neoplasms, preB-ALL (or low)
Additional References