Basic components of the immune system part 35

Immune 1

 

SELECTINS

These molecules are composed of three glycoproteins and are designated by thee separate prefixes:

  • E (endothelial)
  • P (platelet)
  • L (leucocyte)

The letters denote the cells on which they were first observed. These groups of selectins bind avidly to carbohydrate molecules on leucocytes and endothelial cells.

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