"Ephrins" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Signaling proteins that are ligands for the EPH FAMILY RECEPTORS. They are membrane-bound proteins that are attached to the CELL MEMBRANE either through a GLYCOINOSITOL PHOSPHOLIPID MEMBRANE ANCHOR or through a transmembrane domain. Many of the ephrins are considered important intercellular signaling molecules that control morphogenic changes during embryogenesis.
- Eph Receptor Ligands
- Ligands, Eph Receptor
- Receptor Ligands, Eph
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