Laminin Medical News
& Discoveries

November 27, 2015
Mass production of liver cells from stem cells offers new hope for patients with liver damage
International Business Times AU
Laminin is present in the walls of the supportive tissue that surrounds cells. It helps form the structure of the cell. During the study, the researchers ...

September 16, 2015
Researchers Study The Role of Dystrophin Related Proteins in Progression of Muscular Dystrophy ...
Muscular Dystrophy News
Among these molecules, laminin-211 is a protein of the extracellular matrix composed of subunits that biologically binds to a part of the ...

August 4, 2015
UW engineers use 'CRISPR' technology to locate crucial protein in stem cell survival
University of Wisconsin-Madison
By identifying laminin as an important key to a cell's survival, the researchers can work to create a synthetic culture environment that encourages ...

June 13, 2015
NIH Awards $2.2 Million Grant to Upstate Medical University's William J. Brunken, Ph.D., for Vision ...
Newswise (press release)
Specifically, the funded studies will expand upon Brunken's previous studies focusing on laminin and laminin-related proteins of the ECM.

May 30, 2015
Merozyne develops new treatment against congenital m dystrophy
Merozyne Therapeutics AB has started a project aiming to develop a pharmaceutical treatment against laminin alpha2 chain-deficient congenital ...

May 21, 2015
NIH awards Upstate Medical's Brunken $2.2 million for vision research
The Central New York Business Journal
Specifically, the funded studies will expand upon Brunken's previous studies focusing on laminin and laminin-related proteins of the ECM.

March 17, 2015
Protein mimic shows promise as tissue engineering glue
Within the central nervous system, proteins such as collagen and laminin promote the regeneration, differentiation, adhesion and migration of nerve ...

February 22, 2015
Explore the global cell culture protein surface coating market share 2015-2019 in latest research ...
Proteins such as fibronectin, laminin, collagen, vitronectin, and osteopontin are used for cell culture protein surface coating. Protein surface coating ...

December 31, 2014
Matrixyl Synthe'6: What is it?
Truth In Aging
Laminin-5 - Alongside collagens and proteoglycans, laminins are important components of the basement membrane. Laminin-5 anchors the ...

November 4, 2014
Association of variation in the LAMA3 gene, encoding the alpha-chain of laminin 5, with atopic ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
Laminin 5, playing an important role in skin integrity, is composed of three subunits encoded by the LAMA3, LAMB3 and LAMC2 genes in which ...

October 16, 2014
Cell adhesion Winning mechanism for angiogenesis
Laminin α4, which is a ligand for α6β1 integrin and a component of the vascular basement membrane, decreased VEGFA-induced rosette formation ...

September 5, 2014
Lung Specific Loss of α3 Laminin Worsens Bleomycin-induced Pulmonary Fibrosis
AJRCMB (subscription)
Luisa I. Morales-Nebreda, Micah R. Rogel, Jessica L. Eisenberg, Kevin J. Hamill, Saul Soberanes, Recep Nigdelioglu, Monica Chi Takugo Cho, ...

July 3, 2014
Dysregulation of matricellular proteins is an early signature of pathology in laminin-deficient ...
7thSpace Interactive (press release)
MDC1A is a congenital neuromuscular disorder with developmentally complex and progressive pathologies that results from a deficiency in the ...

June 17, 2014
Tugging on the "malignant" switch
Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
When the extracellular matrix is very flexible, or when a high concentration of laminin is readily available, proteins called α6β4 integrins within the cell ...