VCAM-1 is a cell surface sialoglycoprotein expressed by cytokine activated endothelium. The protein has a number of functions including the regulation of leukocyte migration, leukocyte-endothelial cell adhesion and signal transduction and may play a role in a number of inflammatory diseases.
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Protein Aliases: CD106; CD106 antigen; INCAM-100; V-CAM 1; Vascular cell adhesion protein 1; VCAM-1
Gene Aliases: CD106; INCAM-100; Vcam-1; VCAM1; VCAM1B
Molecular Function: G-protein coupled receptor cell adhesion molecule cytokine receptor defense/immunity protein hydrolase immunoglobulin receptor superfamily immunoglobulin superfamily cell adhesion molecule phosphatase protein phosphatase receptor