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alpha6beta4, 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.