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Cell Adhesion Molecules

"Cell Adhesion Molecules" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Surface ligands, usually glycoproteins, that mediate cell-to-cell adhesion. Their functions include the assembly and interconnection of various vertebrate systems, as well as maintenance of tissue integration, wound healing, morphogenic movements, cellular migrations, and metastasis.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cell Adhesion Molecules" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Cell Adhesion Molecules" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 1165 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 80 publications in 1993
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