Definition of Filaggrin

1. Noun. The main protein of the keratohyalin granules. "The specific target of the immune response in rheumatoid arthritis is filaggrin"

Generic synonyms: Protein



Definition of Filaggrin

1. Noun. (protein) A filament-associated protein that binds to keratin fibres in epithelial cells ¹

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Medical Definition of Filaggrin

1. Basic protein components of keratohyalin granules of the suprabasal cells of the skin. Family of intermediate filament associated cationic proteins found in mammalian epidermis. Bundle cytokeratin filaments. Various sizes in different species (16 kD bovine, 26 kD mouse, 35 kD man, 45 kD rat). (10 Mar 1998)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Filaggrin

fikiest
fiking
fikish
fiky
fil
fila
fila olfactoria
fila radicularia
filabeg
filabegs
filabuster
filabusters
filaceous
filacer
filacers
filaggrin (current term)
filago
filagree
filagreed
filagreeing
filagrees
filamen
filament
filament-nonfilament count
filament polymorphonuclear leukocyte
filamentary
filamentary keratitis
filamentary keratopathy
filamentation
filamentations

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