CD Markers

Topic Completed: 1 February 2002

Minor changes: 6 November 2020

Copyright: 2002-2021,, Inc.

PubMed Search: CD162 [title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. CD162. website. Accessed January 16th, 2021.
Definition / general
  • A.K.A. P-Selectin Glycoprotein Ligand 1 (PSGL-1)
  • Important in adhesive interactions between circulating leukocytes and platelets and endothelial cells
  • Mediates rolling on activated endothelium or activated platelets (which express P selectin / CD62P) and other leukocytes at inflammatory sites
  • Site of binding of human granulocyte ehrlichiosis bacteria
Positive staining - normal
  • Myeloid cells, stimulated T cells
See also
  • General
    • A.K.A. PEN5
  • Positive staining (normal)
    • NK cells
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