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Postby gumshoes_15 » Fri Nov 23, 2007 1:07 am

hi, i am confused with the word lumen, lamina, lamins and laminin etc.

can anyone explain please?
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Postby woolleyy » Fri Nov 23, 2007 1:09 am

first of all only one thread is needed... And in what context do the words occur?
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Postby MrMistery » Fri Nov 23, 2007 1:00 pm

lumen: space in a tube(like the inside of a pipe)
lamina: can refer to more than one structure. see here:
lamins: intermediate filaments that make up the nuclear lamina
laminin: protein that makes up the basal lamina of epithelial tissues.
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