An e-selectin measurement is the quantification of e-selectin typically measured in serum. E-selectin is a cell adhesion molecule expressed only on endothelial cells activated by cytokines. Like other selectins, it plays an important part in inflammation. In humans. It is also used as a cancer biomarker.

Synonyms: endothelial-leukocyte adhesion molecule 1measurement soluble e-selectin levels E-selectin levels eukocyte-endothelial cell adhesion molecule 2 measurement CD62 antigen-like family member E measurement

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