entactin


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en·tac·tin

(en-tak'tin),
A glycoprotein that binds to laminin and type IV collagen in the basal lamina of the renal glomerulus and is a major cell attachment factor; entactin is a sulfated calcium-binding protein.
Synonym(s): nidogen

entactin

a protein that binds LAMININ to type IV COLLAGEN.

entactin

an adhesive glycoprotein contributing to the cell-to-basal membrane and lamina-to-matrix interfaces.
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5) MMP-7 displays strong proteolytic activity against a wide range of ECM components including collagen types IV, V, IX, and X, proteoglycans, fibronectin, laminin, gelatin, elastin, and entactin.
The proteolytic effects are seen at the level of the constituents of the extracellular matrix such as fibronectin, fibrinogen, entactin, and heparin-sulphate proteoglycans [99].
Table-5: Insoluble inductive signals from extra cellular matrix Peptide Sequences Parent protein Refernces RGD Fibronectin, Collagen, Fibrinogen, 127, 128 Laminin, Vitronectin, von Willebrand factor, Entactin, Tenascin, Thrombospondin YIGSR Laminin 129, 130 IKVAV Laminin 131, 132 LRE Laminin 133, 134 REDV Fibronectin 135, 136 DGEA Collagen 137, 138 GXG Thrombospondin 139, 140 VGVAPG Elastin 141, 142 Table-6: Effect of functional groups Functional groups Biological effects Carbonyl, Hydroxyl, Growth of bovine aortic endothelial cells was Carboxyl, etc.