Cadherin1 - • Each comprising sandwich of beta sheets •...

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Cadherins vertebrates have 20+, separate gene loci E-cadherins (epithelial cells) N-cadherins (nerve and muscle) P-cadherins (placenta and epithelial) Cadherins Contain 5 cadherin repeats
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Unformatted text preview: • Each comprising sandwich of beta sheets • requires calcium ions to bind • Homophilic binding through end element o Like with like • Functional unit a dimer...
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