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Mesh term Wnt Proteins

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Intercellular Signaling Peptides and Proteins

Description

Wnt proteins are a large family of secreted glycoproteins that play essential roles in EMBRYONIC AND FETAL DEVELOPMENT, and tissue maintenance. They bind to FRIZZLED RECEPTORS and act as PARACRINE PROTEIN FACTORS to initiate a variety of SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION PATHWAYS. The canonical Wnt signaling pathway stabilizes the transcriptional coactivator BETA CATENIN.


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Wnt-5a Protein
Wnt1 Protein
Wnt2 Protein
Wnt3 Protein
Wnt3A Protein
Wnt4 Protein


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