CD Markers

Author: Nat Pernick, M.D. (see Authors page)

Revised: 4 January 2016, last major update February 2002

Copyright: (c) 2002-2016,, Inc.

PubMed Search: CD162 [title]
Cite this page: CD162. website. Accessed October 26th, 2016.
Definition / General
  • A.K.A. P-Selectin Glycoprotein Ligand 1 (PSGL-1)
  • Important in adhesive interactions between circulating leukocytes and platelets and endothelial cells
  • Mediates rolling on activated endothelium or activated platelets (which express P selectin / CD62P) and other leukocytes at inflammatory sites
  • Site of binding of human granulocyte ehrlichiosis bacteria
Positive Staining - Normal
  • Myeloid cells, stimulated T cells
See also
  • General
    • A.K.A. PEN5
  • Positive staining (normal)
    • NK cells