• Prototypical member of the type-1 classical cadherins
  • A key component of adherens junctions (AJs) (cell-cell adhesions)
  • a2+-dependent adhesion molecule 
  • Single-pass transmembrane glycoprotein
  • Connect cells through homophilic interaction
  • Mostly expressed in epithelial cells

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