Interaction of VLA-5 Molecule With Rheumatoid Articular Cartilage Surface : An Electron Microscopic Evidence of Expression of VLA-5 on Pannus Invading Cells

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Ishikawa, Hitoshi ; Hirata, Souichirou ; Saura, Ryuuichi ; Andoh, Yoshihiro ; Mizuno, Kosaku (1998)
  • Publisher: 神戸大学医学部保健学科
  • Journal: Bulletin of health sciences Kobe, volume 14, pages 25-33 (issn: 1346-8707)
  • Subject: cell-ECM interaction | VLA-5 integrin | pannus formation | synovial cell attachment | adhesion molecules
    mesheuropmc: eye diseases | skin and connective tissue diseases | immune system diseases | musculoskeletal system | musculoskeletal diseases

Pannus is made up mainly of fibroblasts, macrophages and lymphocytes. VLA-5 positive cells are present in the pannus in large numbers. It is likely that the tissue distribution of infiltrated cells derived from post-capillary venules is influenced by the ECM of the pann... View more
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