"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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Below are the most recent publications written about "Nectins" by people in Profiles.
Jackson JD, McMorris AM, Roth JC, Coleman JM, Whitley RJ, Gillespie GY, Carroll SL, Markert JM, Cassady KA. Assessment of oncolytic HSV efficacy following increased entry-receptor expression in malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor cell lines. Gene Ther. 2014 Nov; 21(11):984-90.