Expression of CD44 Antigen by Langerhans Cells and Thy1+ Dendritic Epidermal Cells - Ontogenetic Variation and Its Role in Migration

  • Atsushi Osada
  • Atsushi Saitoh
  • Nami Yasaka
  • Masutaka Furue
  • Kunihiko Tamaki
Part of the Advances in Experimental Medicine and Biology book series (AEMB, volume 378)

Abstract

Two major isoforms of CD44 can be found on cells of hematopoietic or epithelial origin. These CD44 isoforms differ in their core protein structure and extracellular glycosylation (1).

Keywords

Migration Polypeptide Dermatol Hyaluronate 

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Atsushi Osada
    • 1
  • Atsushi Saitoh
    • 1
  • Nami Yasaka
    • 1
  • Masutaka Furue
    • 1
  • Kunihiko Tamaki
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of DermatologyYamanashi Medical UniversityNakakoma, YamanashiJapan

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