CD Markers

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

Revised: 30 December 2015, last major update September 2013

Copyright: (c) 2003-2015,, Inc.

PubMed Search: CD97
Cite this page: CD97. website. Accessed October 26th, 2016.
Definition / General
  • Binds to CD55 and G protein-coupled receptors
  • May be involved in cell adhesion and signaling processes early after leukocyte activation
  • May be involved in migration of neutrophils (J Immunol 2004;172:1125)
  • Highly expressed at sites of inflammation in skin, lung and rheumatoid arthritis
  • May contribute to angiogenesis associated with tumors (Blood 2005;105:2836)
  • Glycosylation causes CD97 to show two different epitopes, EGF and Stalk (Int J Cancer 2004;112:815)
Uses by Pathologists
  • No significant clinical use by pathologists
Micro Images

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Normal oral mucosa

Gastric carcinoma

Oral squamous cell carcinoma

Positive Staining - Normal
  • Activated T > B cells, monocytes/macrophages, dendritic cells, granulocytes, smooth muscle cells
Positive Staining - Disease
Negative Staining
  • Microglia