filaggrin

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filaggrin

(ˈfɪləˌɡrɪn)
n
a protein found in skin cells
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Noun1.filaggrin - the main protein of the keratohyalin granules; "the specific target of the immune response in rheumatoid arthritis is filaggrin"
protein - any of a large group of nitrogenous organic compounds that are essential constituents of living cells; consist of polymers of amino acids; essential in the diet of animals for growth and for repair of tissues; can be obtained from meat and eggs and milk and legumes; "a diet high in protein"