Definition of laminin in English:


Syllabification: lam·i·nin
Pronunciation: /ˈlamənin


  • A fibrous protein present in the basal lamina of the epithelia.
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    • Bacterial attachment to inanimate surfaces generally requires that a surface be conditioned by organic deposits, such as collagen, laminin, fibrin, and fibrinogen.
    • Normal cells harbor this receptor, too, but it's usually occupied by the protein laminin.
    • Our group has also successfully demonstrated that the gel mixture of collagen, laminin and fibronectin could offer a suitable growth medium for the regeneration of axons.

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