Alpha E beta 7.

@article{Kilshaw1999AlphaEB,
  title={Alpha E beta 7.},
  author={Peter J. Kilshaw},
  journal={Molecular pathology : MP},
  year={1999},
  volume={52 4},
  pages={
          203-7
        }
}
alpha E beta 7 is a member of the integrin family and is expressed almost exclusively by cells of the T lymphocyte lineage in mucosal tissues. Expression is induced by transforming growth factor beta in the mucosal microenvironment. Genetic elements that control transcription are under investigation and may prove valuable for directing the expression of transgenes in mucosal T cells. The only known ligand for alpha E beta 7 is E-cadherin, which is expressed on epithelial cells. In this article… CONTINUE READING

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