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  1. [protein] Any of a class of glycoprotein found in the extracellular matrix of developing vertebrate embryos


Tenascin: Tenascins are extracellular matrix glycoproteins. They are abundant in the extracellular matrix of developing vertebrate embryos and they reappear around healing wounds and in the stroma of some tumors.

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Google previewDevelopment and Regeneration of the Nervous System (2013)

by S. Nona, J.R. Cronly-Dillon, M.J.W. Ferguson, C. Stafford

J1/Tenascin is a repulsive substrate for central nervous system neurons.

Google previewEquine Dermatology (2010)

by Danny W. Scott, William H. Miller Jr.

Tenascin is a large glycoprotein that is prominently expressed at epithelial- mesenchymal interfaces.34 It plays a significant role in epithelial morphogenesis and proliferation and wound healing. Small amounts of mucin (a blue-staining, ...

Google previewThe Blood-Brain Barrier in Health and Disease, Volume One (2015)

Morphology, Biology and Immune Function by Katerina Dorovini-Zis

Tenascin is a glycoprotein of the extracellular matrix and member of a family of glycoproteins which are present in the developing brain, cartilage and mesenchyme and are re-expressed in pathological conditions associated with ...

Google previewLangman's Medical Embryology (2011)

by Thomas W. Sadler

Tenascin is an adhesive glycoprotein most abundant in embryonic tissues. a. Tenascin is secreted by glial cells in the developing nervous system. b. Function. Tenascin promotes cell–matrix adhesion and thus plays a role in cell migration. 5 .

Google previewBiopsy Pathology in Colorectal Disease, 2Ed (2006)

by Ian Talbot, Ashley Price, Manuel Salto-Tellez

Tenascin is a more specific immunostain (Aigner et al., 1997). The latter is a glycoprotein involved in the morphogenesis of the extracellular matrix and its increase in a specifically subepithelial position has been shown to be a sensitive marker ...

Google previewMolecular & Cell Biology of the Liver (1993)

by Albert V. LeBouton

Tenascin and Undulin Tenascin is a large, oligomeric, multidomain extracellular matrix glycoprotein (Figure 3) synthesized predominantly by mesenchymal and glial cells, with a more restricted localization than fibronectin or other matrix ...

Google previewTransplant International (2013)

Proceedings of the 7th Congress of the European Society for Organ Transplantation Vienna, October 3–7, 1995 by F. Mühlbacher

Tenascin is a more recently isolated ...

Google previewStem Cell Biology in Neoplasms of the Central Nervous System (2015)

by Moneeb Ehtesham

Tenascin is a well-known antigen associated with glioma and is an extracellular matrix molecule that is prominently expressed in the fibrillary matrix and perivascular patterns of gliomas [126, 127]. Multiple monoclonal antibodies (mAb ) ...

Google previewFrontiers in Tissue Engineering (1998)

by C.W. Patrick, A.G. Mikos, L.V. McIntire

Tenascin is a 6 subunit oligomer characterized by structural units homologous to those of other proteins. The molecule contains 13 EGF repeats, 8- 11 fibronectin repeats and a globular terminus homologous to fibrinogen.

Google previewWound Healing and Skin Physiology (2012)

by Peter Altmeyer, Klaus Hoffmann, Stephan el Gammal, Jerry Hutchinson

Tenascin is an extracellular matrix protein which is found in focal condensations at the tips of dermal papillae in normal skin but which is widely expressed in the dermis during wound healing, tumour invasion and epidermal hyperproliferation ...

Google previewPathology of Domestic Animals (2013)

by K. V.F. Jubb

Tenascin is a matrix glycoprotein that is thought to have a ...

Google previewHuman Molecular Genetics 3 (2004)

by T. Strachan, Andrew P. Read

The protein has a natural elastic recoil and provides tissues with the ability to regain shape after deformation Tenascin is a hexameric glycoprotein that plays an important role in the control of cell migration. It has an adhesive effect on some ...

Google previewAtherothrombosis and Coronary Artery Disease (2005)

by Valentin Fuster, Eric J. Topol, Elizabeth G. Nabel

Tenascin is a glycoprotein that is transiently present in the vascular ECM. This glycoprotein is a large...

Tenascin is an ECM glycoprotein with a spatially and temporally restricted distribution. It is present in the vascular ECM at early ...

Google previewArteriovenous and Cavernous Malformations (2017)

Tenascin is an extracellular matrix glycoprotein that is expressed during embryonic development and found in healing wounds and tumors (e.g., gliomas). It is considered a marker for vascular proliferation and has been found in CMs ( Viale et ...

Google previewPan Vascular Medicine (2013)

Integrated Clinical Management by Peter Lanzer, Eric J. Topol

Many other glycoproteins have also been investigated in the vessel wall, including tenascin, osteonectin (SPARC), and vitronectin. Tenascin is a large hexameric protein containing fibronectin type III repeats and an RGD binding domain [198].

Google previewTextbook of Perinatal Medicine, Second Edition (2006)

by Asim Kurjak, Frank A. Chervenak

Tenascin is an extracellular matrix that is characteristically expressed during tissue remodeling and wound healing. Its identification in the membranes thus intimates the presence of injury and a wound healing-like response. Observations by ...

Google previewSports Injuries (2011)

by Michael Hutson, Cathy Speed

Tenascin is a poor adhesive substratum for cells, and its effects on cell behaviour may be mediated by effects on cell shape, such as cell rounding and the development ofa chondrocytic phenotype (Mackie 1994). It is also strongly associated ...

Google previewCreasy and Resnik's Maternal-Fetal Medicine: Principles and Practice (2008)

by Michael F Greene, Robert K. Creasy, Robert Resnik, Jay D. Iams, Charles J. Lockwood, Thomas Moore

Tenascin is an extracellular matrix characteristically expressed during tissue remodeling and wound healing. Its identification in the membranes thus signifies the presence of injury and a wound healing–like response. Observations by Bell ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Cell Biology (2015)

Type II transmembrane-type MMP MMP-23 link protein, entactin, tenascin, perlecan Collagens ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Eye (2010)

by Joseph Besharse, Reza Dana

and ECM signaling molecules ( tenascin).

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Immunology, Second Edition (2002)

by Julius M. Cruse, Robert E. Lewis

tenascin A matrix protein produced by embryonic mesenchymal cells. It facilitates epithelial tissue differentiation and consists of six ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Genetics, Genomics, Proteomics, and Informatics (2008)

by George P. Rédei

Tenascin only in the offspring of the heterozygous female. ▷premutation, ▷ delayed inheritance; Aleck KA, Hadro TA 1989 Am J Med Genet 33:155. Telophase: The final major step of the nuclear divisions. The chromosomes have been pulled ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Toxicology (2005)

by Bruce Anderson, Ann de Peyster, Shayne C. Gad, P.J. Bert Hakkinen, Michael Kamrin, Betty Locey, Harihara M. Mehendale, Carey Pope, Lee Shugart

1, TSP2, SPARC, tenascin(TN)C, and osteopontin, and they have been shown to participate inanumberof processes related to tissuerepair. Specifically, studiesin knockoutmice have indicated that a ...

Google previewDictionary of Medical Abbreviations (2016)

The World's most comprehensive list of English-language medical abbreviations and acronyms by Burt Vance

disulfide TMTJ = tarsometatarsal joint TMTX = trimetrexate TMU = tetramethyl urea TMX = tamoxifen TMZ = temozolomide TMZ = transformation zone TN = talonavicular TN = tarsonavicular TN = temperature normal TN = tenascin.

Google previewDorland's Dictionary of Medical Acronyms and Abbreviations (2015)

by Dorland

TMX tamoxifen TMZ transformation zone TN talonavicular; tarsonavicular; team nursing; temperature normal; tenascin; test negative; tinea nigra; trigeminal nucleus; total negatives; toxin neutralization; trigeminal neuralgia; trochlear nucleus; ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Genomics, Transcriptomics and Proteomics (2015)

by Guenter Kahl

collagen, lamin, fibronectin, tenascin, vitronectin, osteopontin, thrombospontin, among others, also intracellular adhesion molecules (ICAMs). The relatively short intracellular (cytoplasmic) tails recruit the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Stem Cell Research (2008)

by Clive N. Svendsen, Allison D. Ebert

Tenascin Knockout Mice: Barrels, Boundary Molecules, and Glial Scars,” Journal of Neuroscience (v.15, 1995); D. A. Steindler and E. D. Laywell, “ Astrocytes as Stem Cells: Nomenclature, Phenotype, and Translation,” Glia (v.43/ 1, ...

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