Encyclopedia of Signaling Molecules

2018 Edition
| Editors: Sangdun Choi


  • Bernhard B. SingerEmail author
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-67199-4_508


 Bgp;  C-CAM;  CD66

Alternative Names

CEACAM1: Bb-1; Bgp; Bgp1; Bgpa (human); Bgpd (mouse); BGPI; Biliary glycoprotein 1; C-CAM; C-CAM105; NCA-160; nonspecific cross-reacting antigen 160; CD66; CD66a; Cea-1; Cea-7; CEA-related cell adhesion molecule 1; Cea1; Cea7; Carcinoembryonic antigen-related cell adhesion molecule 1; CEACAM1; Ceacam1; mCEA1; MHVR; mmCGM1; mmCGM1a; mmCGM2, CEACAM3: CD66d; CGM1; MGC119875; W264; W282, CEACAM4: CGM7, CEACAM5: CEA; CD66e, CEACAM6: CD66c; NCA; NCA-90; NCA-50/90; CEAL, CEACAM7: CGM2, CEACAM8: CD66b; CD67; CGM6; NCA-95, CEACAM9; CEACAM10; CEACAM11; CEACAM12, CEACAM13, CEACAM14, CEACAM15, CEACAM16, CEACAM17, CEACAM18, CEACAM19, CEACAM20, and CEACAM21: no synonyms

Historical Background

CEA-related cell adhesion molecules (CEACAMs) are members of the carcinoembryonic antigen ( CEA) gene family, which belongs to the immunoglobulin superfamily. Two subgroups of the CEAgene family, the CEA-related cell adhesion molecules and the pregnancy-specific...
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of AnatomyUniversity Hospital Essen, University of Duisburg-EssenEssenGermany