CD Markers

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

Revised: 29 December 2015, last major update February 2002

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

PubMed Search: CDw78
Cite this page: CDw78. website. Accessed October 17th, 2018.
Definition / general
  • Deleted at 7th HLDA Workshop (reasons unknown)
  • Defines a conformation of MHC class II molecules bound to peptides acquired through trafficking to lysosomal antigen processing compartments, and not MHC class II molecules associated with tetraspanins (J Immunol 2006;177:5451)
  • Appears on B cells following HLA-DR and preceding CD10, CD19, CD22 and CD37
Uses by pathologists
  • No significant clinical use by pathologists
Positive staining - normal
  • B cells