Definition of Vinculin

1. Noun. (protein) A membrane-cytoskeletal protein in focal adhesion plaques, involved in linkage of integrin adhesion molecules to the actin cytoskeleton ¹



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Medical Definition of Vinculin

1. Protein (130 kD) isolated from muscle (cardiac and smooth), fibroblasts and epithelial cells. Associated with the cytoplasmic face of focal adhesions: may connect microfilaments to plasma membrane integral proteins through talin. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Vinculin

vincible
vincibleness
vincibly
vinciennite
vincinal
vinclozolin
vincristine
vincristine sulfate
vincristines
vincture
vinctures
vincula
vincula lingulae cerebelli
vincula of tendons
vincula tendinum
vinculin (current term)
vinculins
vinculum
vinculum breve
vinculum linguae
vinculum longum
vinculums
vindaloo
vindaloos
vindemial
vindemiation
vindemiations
vindesine
vindicable

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