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CD4

 (sē′dē-fôr′)
n.
A glycoprotein that is found on the surface of T cells, especially helper T cells, and functions as a receptor in activation of the cells. In humans, HIV gains entry to helper T cells by binding to the CD4 receptor.

[c(luster of) d(ifferentiation antigen) 4.]
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CD4


n.
a protein on the surface of T cells and other cells, functioning as a receptor for the AIDS virus antigen.
[1980–85; c(luster of) d(ifferentiation) 4]
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Noun1.CD4 - a glycoprotein that is found primarily on the surface of helper T cells; "CD4 is a receptor for HIV in humans"
glycoprotein - a conjugated protein having a carbohydrate component
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