CD Markers

Topic Completed: 1 January 2011

Minor changes: 2 October 2020

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PubMed Search: CD37 [title]

Nat Pernick, M.D.
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Cite this page: Pernick N. CD37. website. Accessed January 15th, 2021.
Definition / general
  • Member of tetraspanin family (members have 4 hydrophobic domains, others are CD9, CD53, CD63, CD81, CD82 and CD151)
  • Regulates T cell proliferation (J Immunol 2004;172:2953)
Clinical features
Uses by pathologists
  • No significant clinical use by pathologists
Positive staining - normal
  • B cells, T cells (low), neutrophils (low), monocytes (low), macrophages, dendritic cells
Positive staining - disease
Negative staining
  • NK cells, platelets, erythrocytes, plasma cells
  • Plasma cell neoplasms, preB-ALL (or low)
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