Laminin meaning

lămə-nĭn
Any of a family of glycoproteins that are located in basement membranes, provide structural support, and promote cell growth and regeneration.
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(biochem.) A large glycoprotein that binds epithelial cells to connective tissue.
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Any of a family of glycoproteins that are components of the basement membrane and mediate cell proliferation, migration, differentiation, and adhesion.
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(biochemistry) Any of a class of glycoproteins found in the basement membranes of most animal tissue.
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Origin of laminin

  • lamin(a) –in

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition