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counterligand (plural counterligands)
- (biochemistry) A ligand that occupies the normal place of another
- 2016 March 5, “T-Lymphocytes Traffic into the Brain across the Blood-CSF Barrier: Evidence Using a Reconstituted Choroid Plexus Epithelium”, in PLOS ONE, DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0150945:
- The involvement in neuroimmune surveillance of P-selectin, a major counterligand for PSGL-1 [6 ] responsible for the initial tethering and rolling of leucocytes on blood vessels, was highlighted by Carrithers and collaborators [7 ].