integrin
Any of many heterodimeric transmembrane proteins that function as receptors in communication between cells.

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  • Integrin — Integrins are cell surface receptors that interact with the extracellular matrix (ECM) and mediate various intracellular signals. They define cellular shape, mobility, and regulate the cell cycle. These integral membrane proteins are attached to… …   Wikipedia

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  • Integrin — In|te|g|rin [Kurzw. aus integrales Protein], das; s, e: Gruppenbez. für sog. transmembrane Glykoproteine als Brücken zwischen Cytoplasma u. den versch. Liganden der extrazellulären Matrix. Die I. bestehen aus zwei Untereinheiten mit 1000–1150 bzw …   Universal-Lexikon

  • integrin — in·te·grin in(t) ə grən n any of various glycoproteins that are found on cell surfaces (as of white blood cells or platelets), that are composed of two dissimilar polypeptide chains, that are receptors for various proteins which typically bind to …   Medical dictionary

  • Integrin-linked kinase — (ILK) is a 59kDa protein originally identified while conducting a yeast two hybrid screen with integrin β1 as the bait protein (Hannigan et al., 1996). Since its discovery, ILK has been associated with multiple cellular functions including cell… …   Wikipedia

  • Integrin, beta 5 — Integrin, beta 5, also known as ITGB5, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: ITGB5 integrin, beta 5| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene Cmd=ShowDetailView TermToSearch=3693| accessdate = ] PBB Summary section title …   Wikipedia

  • Integrin, beta 6 — Integrin, beta 6, also known as ITGB6, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: ITGB6 integrin, beta 6| url = http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?Db=gene Cmd=ShowDetailView TermToSearch=3694| accessdate = ] PBB Summary section title …   Wikipedia

  • Integrin alpha M — (ITGAM) is one protein subunit that forms the heterodimeric integrin alpha M beta 2 (αMβ2) molecule, also known as macrophage 1 antigen (Mac 1) or complement receptor 3 (CR3).cite journal |author=Solovjov D, Pluskota E, Plow E |title=Distinct… …   Wikipedia

  • Integrin alphaXbeta2 — (p150,95, CR4) is a complement receptor composed of CD11c and CD18.External links* * …   Wikipedia

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