Function

Involved in platelet activation and aggregation. Regulates paranodal junction formation. Involved in cell adhesion, cell motility and tumor metastasis. Required for sperm-egg fusion.

Protein names

Recommended name:

CD9 antigen

Alternative name(s):

5H9 antigen
Cell growth-inhibiting gene 2 protein
Leukocyte antigen MIC3
Motility-related protein
MRP-1
Tetraspanin-29
Tspan-29
p24
CD antigen CD9

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