By Nau G.J.
The 2 sessions of osteopontin (OPN) receptors pointed out thus far, CD44 and integrins, every one have an in depth literature self sufficient of OPN. a number of actions were attributed to those receptors, from improvement to leukocyte and lymphocyte homing and activation. extra research is needed first to symbolize larger what organic actions OPN possesses, after which to figure out which receptors are answerable for those actions. There are promising healing brokers less than improvement for inhibiting integrin functionality. a few of these organic results could be the results of inhibiting OPN job. The possibilities for modulation of CD44 task and for particular OPN antagonists haven't begun to be pursued.
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Osteopontin Receptor by Nau G.J.