L-selectin

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Definition

noun

A group of selectins expressed on the cell surface of leukocytes, and functions primarily by acting as a receptor used by leukocytes when entering secondary lymphoid organs


Supplement

Word origin: ‘L’ in L-selectin is an abbreviation for leukocyte

Also called:

  • CD62L

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