Receptors, Lymphocyte Homing
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Cell surface glycoproteins on lymphocytes and other leukocytes that mediate adhesion to specialized blood vessels called high endothelial venules. Several different classes of lymphocyte homing receptors have been identified, and they appear to target different surface molecules (addressins) on high endothelial venules in different tissues. The adhesion plays a crucial role in the trafficking of lymphocytes.
|Receptors, Lymphocyte Homing
- Receptors, Lymphocyte Homing
- Homing Receptors, Lymphocyte
- Receptor, Lymph Node Homing
- Lymph Node Homing Receptor
- Lymphocyte Homing Receptors
- Homing Receptor, Lymph Node
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