CD Markers
CD169


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Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Definition / general
  • A.K.A. sialoadhesin
  • Macrophage-restricted cellular interaction molecule that binds sialylated ligands
  • Highly expressed on macrophages in chronically inflamed tissues, such as rheumatoid synovium and atherosclerotic plaques
Positive staining - normal
  • Macrophages (all sites but microglia)
Negative staining
  • Microglia
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