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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 1172 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 82 publications in 1993
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Funded by the NIH/NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, grant number UL1TR001102, and through institutional support from Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.