"Nectins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A family of calcium-independent cell adhesion molecules of the immunoglobulin superfamily. They are expressed by most cell types and mediate both homotypic and heterotypic cell-cell adhesion. Nectins function in a variety of morphogenetic and developmental processes that include organogenesis of the eye, ear, tooth, and cerebral cortex; they also play roles in viral infection and cell proliferation.
- Nectin 2
- CD112 Antigen
- Antigen, CD112
- Nectin 3
- CD113 Antigen
- Antigen, CD113
- Nectin 1
- Herpesvirus Entry Mediator C
- Human Poliovirus Receptor Related 1
- CD111 Antigen
- Antigen, CD111
- HevC Protein
- Poliovirus Receptor-Related Protein 1
- Poliovirus Receptor Related Protein 1
- Prr1 Protein
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