"Integrin alpha6beta4" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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This intrgrin is a key component of HEMIDESMOSOMES and is required for their formation and maintenance in epithelial cells. Integrin alpha6beta4 is also found on thymocytes, fibroblasts, and Schwann cells, where it functions as a laminin receptor (RECEPTORS, LAMININ) and is involved in wound healing, cell migration, and tumor invasiveness.
- Integrin alpha6beta4
- alpha6beta4, Integrin
- alpha(6)beta(4) Integrin
- alpha6 beta4 Integrin
- Integrin, alpha6 beta4
- beta4 Integrin, alpha6
- Integrin alpha(6),beta(4)
- A9 Antigen
- Antigen, A9
- Tumor Specific Protein-180 Complex
- Tumor Specific Protein 180 Complex
- alpha(6)beta(4) Epithelial Integrin
- Laminin-5 Receptor (alpha6beta4 Integrin)
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