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From Biology-Online Dictionary
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
E-selectins are one of the major groups of selectins. Their expression is triggered by the release of cytokines by injured cells.
- CD62 antigen-like family member E (CD62E)
- endothelial-leukocyte adhesion molecule 1 (ELAM-1)
- leukocyte-endothelial cell adhesion molecule 2 (LECAM2)