integrin

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in·te·grin

 (ĭn′tə-grĭn)
n.
Any of a group of transmembrane proteins that bind to certain molecules in the extracellular matrix or on the surface of other cells. They are involved in cell adhesion and motility and in the transmission of signals across the plasma membrane.

integrin

(ɪnˈtɛɡrɪn)
n
a protein that acts as a signal receptor between cells
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A homozygous mutation in the integrin alpha6 gene in junctional epidermolysis bullosa with pyloric atresia.