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Basement membrane

Known as: Basement Membranes, membrane basement, Basement membrane of connective tissue 
A darkly stained mat-like EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX (ECM) that separates cell layers, such as EPITHELIUM from ENDOTHELIUM or a layer of CONNECTIVE TISSUE… 
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Review
1996
Review
1996
Basement membranes are thin sheets of extracellular proteins situated in close contact with cells at various locations in the… 
Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
Normal human breast epithelial cells show a high degree of phenotypic plasticity in monolayer culture and express many traits… 
Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Basal keratinocytes attach to the underlying dermal stroma through an ultrastructurally unique and complex basement membrane zone… 
Review
1989
Review
1989
  • R. Timpl
  • European Journal of Biochemistry
  • 1989
  • Corpus ID: 12370939
Collagen type IV, laminin, heparan sulfate proteoglycans, nidogen (entactin) and BM-40 (osteonectin, SPARC) represent major… 
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
We have defined a signal responsible for the morphological differentiation of human umbilical vein and human dermal microvascular… 
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
The basement membranes of bovine cornea are found to contain an angiogenic endothelial cell mitogen, basic fibroblast growth… 
Highly Cited
1986
Highly Cited
1986
We have studied the reconstitution of basement membrane molecules from extracts prepared from the basement membrane of the EHS… 
Highly Cited
1979
Highly Cited
1979
We have isolated a large noncollagenous glycoprotein, laminin, from a mouse tumor that produces basement membrane. The protein…