Skip to Content

radixin

Pronunciation: rah-diks'in

Definition: A protein that belongs to the ERM (ezrin, radixin, and moesin) group of the band 4.1 superfamily of membrane proteins; appears to function in establishing links between the cell membrane and the underlying cytoskeleton. It also has been suggested to have some function in the formation of microvilli and in the establishment of adhesion between cells and between the cell and the extracellular matrix.

Disclaimer: This site is designed to offer information for general educational purposes only. The health information furnished on this site and the interactive responses are not intended to be professional advice and are not intended to replace personal consultation with a qualified physician, pharmacist, or other healthcare professional. You must always seek the advice of a professional for questions related to a disease, disease symptoms, and appropriate therapeutic treatments.
© Copyright 2017 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review Date: Sep 19, 2016.
Hide