Methods And Materials For Making And Using Laminin-5

Abstract

The invention provides two forms of laminin-5. One form comprising unprocessed alpha3 subunits promotes the migration of epithelial cells. The other form comprising plasmin-cleaved alpha3 subunits promotes the formation of hemidesmosomes. The invention further provides methods of making and using the two forms of laminin-5 and products comprising the two forms of laminin-5.


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  • Publication: Sep 25, 2001
  • Application: Jan 15, 1999
    US US 23239499 A
  • Priority: Jan 15, 1999
    US US 23239499 A
  • Priority: Jan 16, 1998
    US US 7166398 P

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