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CD18 antigen

Cell-surface glycoprotein beta-chains that are non-covalently linked to specific alpha-chains of the CD11 family of leukocyte-adhesion molecules (receptors, leukocyte-adhesion). A defect in the gene encoding CD18 causes leukocyte-adhesion deficiency syndrome.
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  • integrin beta2
  • beta2-integrin
  • beta2 integrin
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