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Hexameric extracellular matrix glycoprotein transiently expressed in many developing organs and often re-expressed in tumors. It is present in the central and peripheral nervous systems as well as in smooth muscle and tendons. (From Kreis & Vale, Guidebook to the Extracellular Matrix and Adhesion Proteins, 1993, p93)
- Tenascin C
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Tenascin" by people in Profiles.
Hyldahl RD, Nelson B, Xin L, Welling T, Groscost L, Hubal MJ, Chipkin S, Clarkson PM, Parcell AC. Extracellular matrix remodeling and its contribution to protective adaptation following lengthening contractions in human muscle. FASEB J. 2015 Jul; 29(7):2894-904.
Claycomb KI, Winokur PN, Johnson KM, Nicaise AM, Giampetruzzi AW, Sacino AV, Snyder EY, Barbarese E, Bongarzone ER, Crocker SJ. Aberrant production of tenascin-C in globoid cell leukodystrophy alters psychosine-induced microglial functions. J Neuropathol Exp Neurol. 2014 Oct; 73(10):964-74.
Calvo A, Catena R, Noble MS, Carbott D, Gil-Bazo I, Gonzalez-Moreno O, Huh JI, Sharp R, Qiu TH, Anver MR, Merlino G, Dickson RB, Johnson MD, Green JE. Identification of VEGF-regulated genes associated with increased lung metastatic potential: functional involvement of tenascin-C in tumor growth and lung metastasis. Oncogene. 2008 Sep 11; 27(40):5373-84.