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gamma Catenin MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
gamma Catenin
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.091.500
D12.776.220.145.750
Unique ID
D051185
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D051185
Scope Note
A multi-functional catenin that is highly homologous to BETA CATENIN. Gamma catenin binds CADHERINS and helps link their cytoplasmic tails to ACTIN in the CYTOSKELETON via ALPHA CATENIN. It is also found in DESMOSOMES where it mediates the link between DESMOSOMAL CADHERINS and DESMOPLAKIN.
Entry Term(s)
Desmoplakin III
Junction Plakoglobin
Junctional Plakoglobin
Plakoglobin
gamma-Catenin
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
2006; GAMMA CATENIN was indexed under CYTOSKELETAL PROTEINS 1990-2005, & under MEMBRANE GLYCOPROTEINS 1988-1989, & under MEMBRANE PROTEINS 1983-1987
History Note
2006(1983)
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
Revision Date
2017/04/05
gamma Catenin Preferred
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