E-selectin

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Definition

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A group of selectin molecules expressed on the surface of endothelial cell through the SELE gene, and involved primarily in inflammation by recruiting leukocytes to the site of injury


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E-selectins are one of the major groups of selectins. Their expression is triggered by the release of cytokines by injured cells.


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