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Receptors, Lymphocyte Homing

"Receptors, Lymphocyte Homing" 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.

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.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Receptors, Lymphocyte Homing" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Receptors, Lymphocyte Homing" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 104 publications over 27 distinct years, with a maximum of 12 publications in 1993
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