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beta Catenin

"beta Catenin" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A multi-functional catenin that participates in CELL ADHESION and nuclear signaling. Beta catenin binds CADHERINS and helps link their cytoplasmic tails to the ACTIN in the CYTOSKELETON via ALPHA CATENIN. It also serves as a transcriptional co-activator and downstream component of WNT PROTEIN-mediated SIGNAL TRANSDUCTION PATHWAYS.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "beta Catenin" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "beta Catenin" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 652 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 52 publications in 2012
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