• laminin
  • Integrins α3β1 and α6β4 are abundant receptors on keratinocytes for laminin-5, a major component of the basement membrane between the epidermis and the dermis in skin. (rupress.org)
  • Laminin-5 and other matrix proteins remained associated with both the dermal and epidermal sides of blisters, suggesting rupture of the basement membrane itself, rather than detachment of the epidermis from the basement membrane as occurs in some blistering disorders such as epidermolysis bullosa. (rupress.org)
  • a member of the laminin family of ECM proteins that was originally described as kalinin (Rousselle et al. (rupress.org)