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  Domain Name: Link_domain_CD44_lik
This domain is a hyaluronan (HA)-binding domain. It is found in CD44 receptor and mediates adhesive interactions during inflammatory leukocyte homing and tumor metastasis. It also plays an important role in arteriogenesis. The functional HA-binding domain of CD44 is an extended domain comprised of a single link module flanked with N-and C- extensions. These extensions are essential for folding and for functional activity. This group also contains the cell surface retention sequence (CRS) binding protein-1 (CRSBP-1) and lymph vessel endothelial receptor-1 (LYVE-1). CRSBP-1 is a cell surface binding protein for the CRS motif of PDGF-BB (platelet-derived growth factor-BB) and is responsible for the cell surface retention of PDGF-BB in SSV-transformed cells. CRSBP-1 may play a role in autocrine regulation of cell growth mediated by CRS containing growth regulators. LYVE-1 is preferentially expressed on the lymphatic endothelium and is used as a molecular marker for the detection and characterization of lymphatic vessels in tumors.
No pairwise interactions are available for this conserved domain.

Total Mutations Found: 4
Total Disease Mutations Found: 0
This domain occurred 9 times on human genes (27 proteins).




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putative hyaluronan-bindi












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Please Cite: Peterson, T.A., Adadey, A., Santana-Cruz ,I., Sun, Y., Winder A, Kann, M.G., (2010) DMDM: Domain Mapping of Disease Mutations. Bioinformatics 26 (19), 2458-2459.

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