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Medical Term:

CD54

 

Definition: a type I transmembrane protein present on leukocytes and endothelial cells and inducible on lymphocytes, dendritic cells, keratinocytes, chondrocytes, fibroblasts, and epithelial cells; acts as a ligand for CD11 and CD18 and aids in intercellular adhesion.

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