CD Markers

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

Revised: 31 December 2015, last major update February 2002

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

Related topics: CD85, CD85A, CD85B, CD85C, CD85D, CD85F, CD85G, CD85H, CD85I, CD85J, CD85K, CD85L, CD85M
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Definition / general
  • Also called ILT6, LIR4, LILRA3
  • May act as soluble receptor for class I MHC antigens
  • Homozygous deletions associated with multiple sclerosis (7% vs 4% of normals, Genes Immun 2005;6:445)
  • 85% of Japanese lack functional CD85E alleles (Hum Genet 2006;119:436)
Uses by pathologists
  • No significant clinical use by pathologists
Positive staining - normal
  • B cells, NK cells, peripheral blood monocytes, lung
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