Fibronectin

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 Fibronectin is an [[Extracellular matrix|extracellular matrix]] protein that helps cells attach to the matrix by acting as a "linker" that binds to a cell-surface [[Integrin|integrin]] molecule on one end and to a matrix component (such as collagen) on the other end.
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Fibronectin is an [[Extracellular matrix|extracellular matrix]] protein that helps cells attach to the matrix by acting as a "linker" that binds to a cell-surface [[Integrin|integrin]] molecule on one end and to a matrix component (such as collagen) on the other end<ref>Alberts, Bray, Hopkin, Johnson, Lewis, Raff, Roberts, Walter 2014, Essential Cell Biology, 4th edn, Garland Science, New York.</ref>.  
  
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&nbsp; <references /> Alberts, Bray, Hopkin, Johnson, Lewis, Raff, Roberts, Walter 2014, Essential Cell Biology, 4th edn, Garland Science, New York.
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Revision as of 23:23, 26 November 2014

Fibronectin is an extracellular matrix protein that helps cells attach to the matrix by acting as a "linker" that binds to a cell-surface integrin molecule on one end and to a matrix component (such as collagen) on the other end[1].

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  1. Alberts, Bray, Hopkin, Johnson, Lewis, Raff, Roberts, Walter 2014, Essential Cell Biology, 4th edn, Garland Science, New York.
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