ICAM-1 -->
intercellular adhesion molecule-1
medical dictionary

<chemical>

A cell-surface ligand with a role in leukocyte adhesion and inflammation. Its production is induced by gamma-interferon and it is required for neutrophil migration into inflamed tissue.

Chemical name: Glycoprotein ICAM 1 (human clone pHRVr1 deblocked protein moiety reduced)

Acronym: ICAM-1

(12 Dec 1998)