Medical Definition of Desmoplakin

1. Proteins isolated from desmosomes. Types I (240 kD) and II (210 kD) are long flexible rod like molecules about 100nm long made of two polypeptide chains in parallel. Desmoplakin III is smaller 81 kD). This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Desmoplakin

desmodynia
desmogenous
desmoglein
desmogleins
desmognathous
desmography
desmoid
desmoid tumour
desmoids
desmolases
desmology
desmomyaria
desmon
desmonds
desmopathy
desmoplakin (current term)
desmoplaquin
desmoplasia
desmoplastic
desmoplastic cerebral astrocytoma
desmoplastic fibroma
desmoplastic malignant melanoma
desmoplastic tumours
desmopressin
desmosine
desmosomal
desmosome
desmosomes
desmosterol

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