PLEC gene

Known as: PLEC1, PLTN, Plectin Gene 
This gene plays a role in hemidesmosome structure.
National Institutes of Health

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2007
Highly Cited
2007
The outer nuclear membrane proteins nesprin-1 and nesprin-2 are retained at the nuclear envelope through an interaction of their… (More)
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Plectin is a major intermediate filament (IF)-based cytolinker protein that stabilizes cells and tissues mechanically, regulates… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Caspase 8 plays an essential role in the execution of death receptor-mediated apoptosis. To determine the localization of… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Signaling between neurons requires highly specialized subcellular structures, including dendrites and axons. Dendrites exhibit… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Hemidesmosomes are stable adhesion complexes in basal epithelial cells that provide a link between the intermediate filament… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Recent studies with patients suffering from epidermolysis bullosa simplex associated with muscular dystrophy and the targeted… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Previous studies suggest that plectin, a versatile cytoskeletal linker protein, has an important role in maintaining the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
By immunogold labeling, we demonstrate that "millipede-like" structures seen previously in mammalian cell cytoskeletons after… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Plectin is a widely expressed high molecular weight protein that is involved in cytoskeleton-membrane attachment in epithelial… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Epidermolysis bullosa simplex with muscular dystrophy (MD-EBS) is a disease characterized by generalized blistering of the skin… (More)
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