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Found on Neutrophils, Eosinophils and Monocytes
Associated with some AML; Reed-Sternberg cells Source: Regenstrief Institute

CD15 (3-fucosyl-N-acetyl-lactosamine) is a cluster of differentiation - an immunologically significant molecule. CD15 is a carbohydrate adhesion molecule (not a protein) that can be expressed on Glycoproteins, Glycolipids and Proteoglycans. It mediates phagocytosis and chemotaxis, found on neutrophils; expressed in patients with Hodgkin disease, some B-cell chronic lymphocytic leukemias, acute lymphoblastic leukemias, and most acute nonlymphocytic leukemias. It is also called Lewis x and SSEA-1 (stage specific embryonic antigen 1) and represents a marker for murine pluripotent stem cells, in which it plays an important role in adhesion and migration of the cells in the preimplantation embryo. It is synthezised by FUT 4 (fucosyltransferase 4). Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See for details. Source: Wikipedia, CD15

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zh-CN Chinese (China) CD15
Synonyms: 3-FAL;3-FL;Lacto-n-neo-fucopentaose III;LeuM1;Leu-M1;Lewis X;Lex;LNFP III;M-1;My1;My-1;SSEA-1;X-hapten;X-半抗原;乳糖-n-neo-岩藻戊糖 III
fr-CA French (Canada) CD15
et-EE Estonian (Estonia) CD15
es-ES Spanish (Spain) CD15
it-IT Italian (Italy) CD15
tr-TR Turkish (Turkey) CD15
ru-RU Russian (Russian Federation) CD15
nl-NL Dutch (Netherlands) CD15
fr-BE French (Belgium) CD15