CD Markers
CD90

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Definition / General
  • Also called Thy-1
  • May mediate differentiation of hematopoietic stem cells and synaptogenesis in the CNS
  • CD34+ CD90+ cells include hematopoietic stem cells that serve as autologous grafts to replace the bone marrow in patients with malignancies (Biol Blood Marrow Transplant 2000;6:262)
  • Mediates adhesion of various white blood cells to activated endothelial cells (J Immunol 2004;172:3850)
Uses by Pathologists
  • Hematopoietic stem cell marker
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