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  1. nectin(Noun)

    Any of a family of proteins that have a function in cell-to-cell adhesion

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  1. Nectin

    Nectins and Nectin-like molecules are families of cellular adhesion molecules involved in Ca2+-independent cellular adhesion. Nectins are ubiquitously expressed and have adhesive roles in a wide range of tissues such as the adherens junction of epithelia or the chemical synapse of the neuronal tissue.

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