The ccn proteins: An overview

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I introduce the general structures and functions of CCN proteins and possible molecular mechanisms regarding the unique biological actions of this new family of signaling regulators, which may be referred to as “signal conductors.” Relevance to pathology is also briefly introduced. The information provided in this overview should be useful for readers of the following chapters.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMethods in Molecular Biology
PublisherHumana Press Inc.
Number of pages8
Publication statusPublished - 2017

Publication series

NameMethods in Molecular Biology
ISSN (Print)1064-3745


  • CCN family
  • Matricellular protein
  • Signal conductor
  • Signaling
  • Structure

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Molecular Biology
  • Genetics


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