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entactin

Pronunciation: en-tak'tin

Definition: A glycoprotein that binds to laminin and type IV collagen in the basal lamina of the renal glomerulus and is a major cell attachment factor; entactin is a sulfated calcium-binding protein.

Synonym(s): nidogen

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