Plakins

Known as: Adaptor Proteins, Cytoskeletal, Cytolinker Proteins, Cytoskeletal Linker Proteins 
A family of related proteins that associate with cytoskeletal elements and junctional complexes at INTERCELLULAR JUNCTIONS. Plakins share a common… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Plakins comprise a family of proteins that crosslink cytoskeletal filaments and attach them to membrane-associated complexes at… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
The centrosome and nucleus are intimately associated in most animal cells, yet the significance of this interaction is unknown… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
By connecting cytoskeletal elements to each other and to junctional complexes, the plakin family of cytolinkers plays a crucial… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Hemodynamic shear stress is a fundamental determinant of vascular remodeling and atherogenesis. Changes in focal adhesions… (More)
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2001
Highly Cited
2001
Podocalyxin (PC), the major sialoprotein of glomerular epithelial cells (GECs), helps maintain the characteristic architecture of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Plakins are cytoskeletal linker proteins initially thought to interact exclusively with intermediate filaments (IFs), but… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
BACKGROUND Vav is a guanine-nucleotide exchange factor for the Rho-like small GTPases RhoA, Rac1 and Cdc42, which regulate… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
We report here that living cells and nuclei are hard-wired such that a mechanical tug on cell surface receptors can immediately… (More)
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Review
1997
Review
1997
Desmoplakin, plectin, bullous pemphigoid antigen 1 and envoplakin are four sequence-related proteins--recently named the plakin… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
BACKGROUND Activation of phospholipase D (PLD) is an important but poorly understood component of receptor-mediated signal… (More)
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