Summary: (from NCBI-Entrez) ..[read more]ITGA2B encodes integrin alpha chain 2b. Integrins are heterodimeric integral membrane proteins composed of an alpha chain and a beta chain. Alpha chain 2b undergoes post-translational cleavage to yield disulfide-linked light and heavy chains that join wit
ICAM-4 is a red cell intercellular adhesion molecule. Cell transfectants expressing various integrins were used to demonstrate that integrins alpha-L-beta-2, alpha-M-beta-2, and alpha-IIb-beta-3 bind specifically and dose dependently to the recombinant ICAM-4-Fc protein. Cell surface ICAM-4 interacts with the cell surface alpha-V-beta-3 integrin (Hermand et al. 2004).