A simplified laminin nomenclature.


A simplification of the laminin nomenclature is presented. Laminins are multidomain heterotrimers composed of alpha, beta and gamma chains. Previously, laminin trimers were numbered with Arabic numerals in the order discovered, that is laminins-1 to -5. We introduce a new identification system for a trimer using three Arabic numerals, based on the alpha… (More)


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@article{Aumailley2005ASL, title={A simplified laminin nomenclature.}, author={Monique Aumailley and Leena Bruckner-Tuderman and William C. Carter and Rainer Deutzmann and David Edgar and Peter Ekblom and J{\"u}rgen Engel and Eva Olsson Engvall and Erhard Hohenester and Jonathan C R Jones and Hynda K. Kleinman and Matthew P. Marinkovich and George Robert Martin and Ulrike Mayer and Guerrino Meneguzzi and Jeffrey H Miner and Kaoru Miyazaki and Manuel Elkin Patarroyo and Mats Paulsson and Vito Quaranta and Joshua R Sanes and Takako Sasaki and Kiyotoshi Sekiguchi and Lydia M Sorokin and Jan Fredrik Talts and Karl Tryggvason and J Uitto and Ismo Virtanen and Klaus von der Mark and Ulla M. Wewer and Yoshihiko Yamada and Peter D Yurchenco}, journal={Matrix biology : journal of the International Society for Matrix Biology}, year={2005}, volume={24 5}, pages={326-32} }