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a river in east central England that flows past Cambridge to join the Ouse River

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a rotating disk shaped to convert circular into linear motion

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Differential expression of the neural cell adhesion molecule NCAM 140 in human pituitary tumors.
Soluble cell adhesion molecules s-VCAM-1 and s-ICAM-1 in subjects with familial combined hyperlipidemia, 149.
In addition, they also argue that an interesting study in which was investigated the levels of soluble endothelial adhesion molecules (CAMs) and vascular cell adhesion molecule (VCAM-1) intercellular adhesion molecule-1 (ICAM-1) and E-selectin, and found that poor collateral circulation is associated with increased levels of soluble CAMs in patients with obstructive coronary artery disease (3).
Cell rolling on endothelial cells is mediated by E-selectin, a cell adhesion molecule that is also responsible for recruiting leukocytes as part of the inflammatory response.
Because ALCAM, a cell adhesion molecule, is also involved in cell-to-cell attachment by interacting with CD6 heterotypically or with ALCAM homotypically (Bowen et al.
Cell adhesion molecules play important role in every aspect of human biology from the embryo where they are crucial for tissue and organ development, to the adult where they act as traffic signals to direct the sequential actions of immunesystem cells in wound healing, inflammation, cancer and even AIDS [10].
Washington, July 31 (ANI): Scientists from University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Erlangen, Germany have revealed that measuring the level of vascular cell adhesion molecule 1 (VCAM-1) can help predict the severity of osteoarthritis.
The new study describes a novel technique that tests for EGFR mutations in circulating cancer cells by using a microfluidic device containing thousands of tiny posts covered with antibodies against the epithelial cell adhesion molecule EpCAM.
identifying toxic mechanisms using DNA microarrays: evidence that an experimental inhibitor of cell adhesion molecule expression signals through the aryl hydrocarbon nuclear receptor.
Through biochemical and immunological techniques, the antigen in the optic tectum was tentatively identified as the human natural killer cell antigen-1 (HNK-1) carbohydrate epitope of neural cell adhesion molecule (NCAM).
Charness was investigating the interaction between alcohol and the developing nervous system, he noted that the neuropathology observed in individuals with fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) strongly resembled that seen in individuals with various genetic syndromes attributable to mutations in the gene encoding the L1 neural cell adhesion molecule.
According to the company, BI-505 is a fully human antibody targeting cell adhesion molecule (ICAM-1), a protein on the surface of myeloma cells, which can cause resistance to current treatment options.