laminin
noun Etymology: lamina + 1-in Date: 1979 a glycoprotein component of connective tissue basement membrane that promotes cell adhesion

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  • Laminin — is the major non collagenous component of the basal lamina, such as those on which cells of an epithelium sit.cite book |author=M. A. Haralson and John R. Hassell |title=Extracellular matrix: a practical approach |publisher=IRL Press… …   Wikipedia

  • laminin — [lam′i nin] n. Biochem. a large glycoprotein that binds epithelial cells to connective tissue * * * …   Universalium

  • laminin — [lam′i nin] n. Biochem. a large glycoprotein that binds epithelial cells to connective tissue …   English World dictionary

  • Laminin — Die Laminine sind kollagenähnliche Glykoproteine und ein Bestandteil der extrazellulären Matrix[1]. Laminine findet man in allen Basallaminae, und sie weisen Bindungsstellen für Zelloberflächenrezeptoren auf. Zusammen mit Kollagen Typ IV,… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • laminin — Link proteins of basal lamina; consist of an A chain (400 kD) and two B chains (200 kD). Each subunit contains at least 12 repeats of the EGF like domain. The first laminin studied was from mouse EHS cells, but it is now becoming clear that… …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • laminin — noun Any of a class of glycoproteins found in the basement membranes of most animal tissue …   Wiktionary

  • laminin — A large multimeric glycoprotein component of the basement membrane; particularly its unstained laminae; a major protein component of the laminae of the renal glomerulus. * * * lam·i·nin lam ə nən n a glycoprotein …   Medical dictionary

  • Laminin — La|mi|nin [lat. lamina = Platte, Scheibe, Klinge; ↑ in (3)], das; s, e: Gruppenbez. für Glykoproteine vom MG ca. 850 000, die in der Basalmembran Rezeptorfunktionen wahrnehmen …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Laminin — Lamini̱n [zu ↑Lamina] s; s, e: Protein des Bindegewebes …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • laminin — lam·i·nin …   English syllables

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