Medical Term: M Chain, Laminin | Laminin M Chain defined

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What is M Chain, Laminin | Laminin M Chain?

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Term Definition: 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.

 

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