Published in Blood Weekly, December 11th, 2003
"Platelet endothelial cell adhesion molecule (PECAM-1) is a member of the superfamily of immunoglobulins. This cell adhesion molecule has been implicated in mediating the adhesion and transendothelial migration of T lymphocytes/monocytes into the vascular wall, a critical step in the initiation of atherogenesis," scientists in the United States report.
"Current thinking, however, posits that PECAM-1, by virtue of being a scaffolding molecule, may well play a role in several signal transduction reactions. As a consequence, this...
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