alpha(6)beta(4) Epithelial Integrin

This intrgrin is a key component of Hemidesmosomes and is required for their formation and Maintenance in Epithelial Cells. Integrin alpha6beta4 is also found on Thymocytes, Fibroblasts, and Schwann Cells, where it functions as a Laminin Receptor (Receptors, Laminin) and is involved in Wound Healing, Cell migration, and Tumor invasiveness.