Cell adhesion molecules--update.

  title={Cell adhesion molecules--update.},
  author={Chandikumar S Elangbam and Charles W Qualls and R R Dahlgren},
  journal={Veterinary pathology},
  volume={34 1},
Cell adhesion molecules are glycoproteins expressed on the cell surface and play an important role in inflammatory as well as neoplastic diseases. There are four main groups: the integrin family, the immunoglobulin superfamily, selectins, and cadherins. The integrin family has eight subfamilies, designated as beta 1 through beta 8. The most widely studied… CONTINUE READING