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List of the new human clusters of differentiation, CD 1 – 371

The cluster of differentiation (cluster of designation or classification determinant) (often abbreviated as CD) is a protocol used for the identification and investigation of cell surface molecules providing targets for immunophenotyping of cells. In terms of physiology, CD molecules can act in numerous ways, often acting as receptors or ligands (the molecule that activates a receptor) important to the cell.

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