A cell adhesion molecule found on the surface of natural killer cells and T cells that is critical for stabilizing contacts between T cells and antigen-presenting cells. It is used clinically as a biomarker in the laboratory evaluation of some leukemias and lymphomas.
SEE: cluster of differentiation
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