"Integrin alpha5" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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This integrin alpha subunit combines with INTEGRIN BETA1 to form a receptor (INTEGRIN ALPHA5BETA1) that binds FIBRONECTIN and LAMININ. It undergoes posttranslational cleavage into a heavy and a light chain that are connected by disulfide bonds.
- Integrin alpha5
- alpha5, Integrin
- alpha(5) Integrin
- alpha5 Integrin
- Integrin, alpha5
- VLA-5 alpha Chain
- VLA 5 alpha Chain
- alpha Chain, VLA-5
- CD49e Antigens
- Platelet Glycoprotein Ic
- Glycoprotein Ic, Platelet
- Ic, Platelet Glycoprotein
- Integrin alphaF
- alphaF, Integrin
- CD49e Antigen
- Antigen, CD49e
- Antigens, CD49e
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Integrin alpha5" by people in Profiles.
WNT5A is a regulator of fibroblast proliferation and resistance to apoptosis. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2009 Nov; 41(5):583-9.
Integrin activation in the heart: a link between electrical and contractile dysfunction? Circ Res. 2006 Dec 08; 99(12):1403-10.