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U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Cadherins

    Calcium-dependent cell adhesion proteins. They are important in the formation of ADHERENS JUNCTIONS between cells. Cadherins are classified by their distinct immunological and tissue specificities, either by letters (E- for epithelial, N- for neural, and P- for placental cadherins) or by numbers (cadherin-12 or N-cadherin 2 for brain-cadherin). Cadherins promote cell adhesion via a homophilic mechanism as in the construction of tissues and of the whole animal body.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cadherins in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cadherins in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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