keratinocyte

keratinocyte
Skin cell, of the keratinized layer of epidermis: its characteristic intermediate filament protein is cytokeratin.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • keratinocyte — A cell of the living epidermis and certain oral epithelium that produces keratin in the process of differentiating into the dead and fully keratinized cells of the stratum corneum. * * * ke·ra·ti·no·cyte kə rat ən ə .sīt, .ker ə tin …   Medical dictionary

  • Keratinocyte transglutaminase — Transglutaminase 1 (K polypeptide epidermal type I, protein glutamine gamma glutamyltransferase), also known as TGM1, is a human gene.cite web | title = Entrez Gene: TGM1 transglutaminase 1 (K polypeptide epidermal type I, protein glutamine gamma …   Wikipedia

  • Keratinocyte Growth Factor — The Keratinocyte Growth Factor (KGF) is a growth factor present in the epithelialization phase of wound healing. In this phase, keratinocytes are covering the wound, forming the epithelium.KGF, also referred to as FGF7 is a small signaling… …   Wikipedia

  • keratinocyte growth factor — KGF. A natural substance that stimulates the growth of epithelial cells in the skin and in the lining of the mouth, stomach, and intestines. A form of KGF made in the laboratory is called recombinant human keratinocyte growth factor. Also called… …   English dictionary of cancer terms

  • keratinocyte — Cell found in skin associated lymphoid tissue; secretes cytokines that may induce an inflammatory response …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • keratinocyte — noun A cell in the epidermis that produces keratin …   Wiktionary

  • keratinocyte — n. main cell of the epidermis that makes up approximately 90% of epidermal cells …   English contemporary dictionary

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