Letters in Drug Design & Discovery

G. Perry
University of Texas
San Antonio, TX
USA
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Expression of α6β4 and α3β1 Integrins in Bullous Pemphigoid and Pemphigus Vulgaris

Author(s): G. Giannelli, C. Foti, C. Divella, F. Marinosci, D. Bonamonte, S. Antonaci.

Abstract:

Bullous pemphigoid and pemphigus vulgaris are blistering diseases. Our results show that expression of the integrins α6β4 α3β1is altered in both diseases: α6β4 to a greater extent in the former and α3β1 in the latter disease, respectively. Instead, the extracellular matrix examined resulted normally expressed.

Keywords: bullous pemphigoid, pemphigus vulgaris, integrins

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Article Details

VOLUME: 2
ISSUE: 3
Year: 2005
Page: [228 - 231]
Pages: 4
DOI: 10.2174/1570180053765084
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