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Definition of Cornified. Meaning of Cornified. Synonyms of Cornified

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Definition of Cornified

Cornified Cor"ni*fied (k?r"n?-f?d), a. [L. cornu horn + -fy.] (Anat.) Converted into horn; horny.

Meaning of Cornified from wikipedia

- a horn'. keratin filaments are abundant in keratinocytes in the cornified layer of the epidermis; these are proteins which have undergone keratinization
- a; parry d a; watt f m (dec 1997). 'periplakin, a novel component of cornified envelopes and desmosomes that belongs to the plakin family and forms complexes
- encoded by this gene is a component of desmosomes and of the epidermal cornified envelope in keratinocytes. the n-terminal domain of this protein interacts
- which become covalently linked to an envelope of structural proteins (the cornified envelope). this complex surrounds cells in the stratum corneum and contributes
- encoded by the lor gene. loricrin is a major protein component of the cornified cell envelope found in terminally differentiated epidermal cells. mutations
- become superficial cells, programmed for death, and are sloughed off as cornified envelopes. (see keratinocytes.) the word squamous (/ˈskweɪməs/) derives
- the scel gene. the protein encoded by this gene is a precursor to the cornified envelope of terminally differentiated keratinocytes. this protein localizes
- and evolutionarily they belong to three distinct gene families: the cornified envelope precursor family, the s100 protein family and the s100 fused