TITLE

CD44v6 Expression in Granuloma of Crohn's Disease

AUTHOR(S)
Ikehata, Atsushi; Tomichi, Nobukazu
PUB. DATE
November 2000
SOURCE
American Journal of Gastroenterology;Nov2000, Vol. 95 Issue 11, p3325
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Investigates the expression of CD44 isoforms in granulomas of Crohn's disease in comparison with tuberculous enteritis and pulmonary sarcoidosis. Immunologic mechanisms that contribute to granulomatous response; Monoclonal antibodies used to measure the expression of CD44; Role of CD44 in lymphocyte homing and its activation.
ACCESSION #
17629079

 

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