CD Markers

Topic Completed: 1 February 2002

Revised: 14 December 2018, last major update February 2002

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PubMed Search: CDw78

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. CDw78. website. Accessed July 6th, 2020.
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
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