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Laminin (Merosin) Summary

Description: Large, noncollagenous glycoprotein with antigenic properties. It is localized in the basement membrane lamina lucida and functions to bind epithelial cells to the basement membrane. Evidence suggests that the protein plays a role in tumor invasion.

Also Known As: Merosin; Glycoprotein GP-2; Laminin M; Laminin M Chain; Chain, Laminin M Show All >>

Networked: 3768 relevant articles (51 outcomes, 446 trials/studies) for this Bio-Agent

Key Diseases for which Laminin is Relevant

  1. Neoplasms (Cancer) : 6 outcomes 85 studies in 889 results
  2. Fibrosis (Cirrhosis) : 6 outcomes 12 studies in 162 results
  3. Carcinoma (Carcinomatosis) : 4 outcomes 42 studies in 289 results
  4. Muscular Dystrophies (Muscular Dystrophy) : 4 outcomes 22 studies in 274 results
  5. Liver Cirrhosis (Hepatic Cirrhosis) : 3 outcomes 4 studies in 70 results
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Drugs Related to Laminin

  1. Fibronectins (Fibronectin)
  2. Hyaluronic Acid (Hyaluronan)
  3. Collagen Type IV (Type IV Collagen)
  4. Hydroxyproline (4 Hydroxyproline)
  5. Collagen
  6. Collagen Type III (Type III Collagen)
  7. Transforming Growth Factor beta (TGF-beta)
  8. Alanine Transaminase (SGPT)
  9. Collagen Type I (Type I Collagen)
  10. Messenger RNA (mRNA)
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Therapies Related to Laminin

  1. Transplants (Transplant)
  2. Heterologous Transplantation (Xenotransplantation)
  3. Drug Therapy (Chemotherapy)
  4. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
  5. Homologous Transplantation (Allograft)
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