CD44 protein, human

Known as: CD44, Hyaluronate Receptor, Phagocytic Glycoprotein I 
CD44 antigen (742 aa, ~82 kDa) is encoded by the human CD44 gene. This protein is involved in cell-cell adhesion and cell-matrix adhesion.
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Adhesion molecules known to be important for neutrophil recruitment in many other organs are not involved in recruitment of… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
There are multiple steps in the metastasis of cancer cells. Tumor cells must first detach from the tumor mass and invade the… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Tumor cyclooxygenase-2 (COX-2) expression is known to be associated with enhanced tumor invasiveness. In the present study, we… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
CD44 is a widely expressed cell surface hyaluronan receptor which plays a key role in mediating cell migration. A number of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
The cell surface hyaluronan receptor CD44 promotes tumor growth and metastasis by mechanisms that remain poorly understood. We… (More)
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Adhesive interactions between receptors on vascular endothelial cells (EC) and circulating leukocytes are pivotal in regulating… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
We have used microcell fusion-mediated chromosomal transfer to introduce normal human chromosomes into highly metastatic rodent… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Human gliomas are characterized by their invasion of normal brain structures irrespective of their grade of malignancy. Factors… (More)
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Review
1993
Review
1993
It is now generally accepted that CD44 is a cell adhesion receptor and that hyaluronan is one of its ligands. Like many cell… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
The present study was undertaken to determine the relationship between the hyaluronate receptor and CD44 (H-CAM), cell-surface… (More)
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