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A fibrous glycoprotein forming a major component of basement membranes and serving as an adhesive surface for epithelial cells. Mutations in laminin genes cause hereditary blistering diseases in humans. See epidermolysis bullosa, integrins.

Subjects: Chemistry — Medicine and Health.

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