involucrin

Marker protein for keratinocyte differentiation first appearing in the upper spinous layer of the epidermis. Together with trichohyalin forms the scaffold for the cell envelope.

Involucrin

Involucrin is a protein component of human skin and in humans is encoded by the IVL gene. In binding the protein loricrin, involucrin contributes to the formation of a cell envelope that protects corneocytes in the skin. == Gene == This gene is mapped to 1q21, among calpactin I light chain, trichohyalin, profillaggrin, loricrin, and calcyclin. == ...
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involucrin

<protein> Marker protein for keratinocyte differentiation first appearing in the upper spinous layer of the epidermis. Together with trichohyalin forms the scaffold for the cell envelope. ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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involucrin

Type: Term Pronunciation: in′vō-lū′krin Definitions: 1. A non-keratin soluble cross-linked protein present on the cytoplasmic aspect of the plasmalemma of a squama.
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