caveolin


caveolin
ca·ve·o·lin (ka-ve-oґlin) any of a family of integral membrane proteins that are the principal components of caveola membranes and are believed to act as scaffolding for assembly of signaling complexes; they are approximately 20 kDa in size, form high molecular mass homo-oligomers, and have N- and C-terminal hydrophilic segments with a long central transmembrane domain. Currently, caveolin-1 (or VIP21), caveolin-2, and caveolin-3 (or M-caveolin) are known, with the last being specific to muscle. Mutations in the gene encoding caveolin-3 have been associated with an autosomal dominant subtype of limb-girdle muscular dystrophy and with a form of hyperCKemia lacking muscle weakness.

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