KAI1 tetraspanin and metastasis suppressor.

KAI1 is a widely expressed transmembrane glycoprotein of the tetraspanin family. Substantial experimental evidence suggests that KAI1 is an important regulator of cell behaviour. A loss of KAI1 expression is also associated with the advanced stages of many human malignancies and results in the acquisition of invasive and metastatic capabilities by tumour… CONTINUE READING