The world's first wiki where authorship really matters (Nature Genetics, 2008). Due credit and reputation for authors. Imagine a global collaborative knowledge base for original thoughts. Search thousands of articles and collaborate with scientists around the globe.

wikigene or wiki gene protein drug chemical gene disease author authorship tracking collaborative publishing evolutionary knowledge reputation system wiki2.0 global collaboration genes proteins drugs chemicals diseases compound
Hoffmann, R. A wiki for the life sciences where authorship matters. Nature Genetics (2008)



Gene Review

LAMA4  -  laminin, alpha 4

Homo sapiens

Synonyms: CMD1JJ, LAMA3, LAMA4*-1, Laminin subunit alpha-4, Laminin-14 subunit alpha, ...
Welcome! If you are familiar with the subject of this article, you can contribute to this open access knowledge base by deleting incorrect information, restructuring or completely rewriting any text. Read more.

Disease relevance of LAMA4


High impact information on LAMA4


Biological context of LAMA4


Other interactions of LAMA4

  • Although closely linked to LAMA2, the LAMA4 product most closely resembles laminin alpha 3, a constituent of laminin 5 [3].


  1. Abnormal development of glomerular endothelial and mesangial cells in mice with targeted disruption of the lama3 gene. Abrass, C.K., Berfield, A.K., Ryan, M.C., Carter, W.G., Hansen, K.M. Kidney Int. (2006) [Pubmed]
  2. Localization of the gene (LAMA4) to chromosome 6q21 and isolation of a partial cDNA encoding a variant laminin A chain. Richards, A.J., al-Imara, L., Carter, N.P., Lloyd, J.C., Leversha, M.A., Pope, F.M. Genomics (1994) [Pubmed]
  3. The complete cDNA sequence of laminin alpha 4 and its relationship to the other human laminin alpha chains. Richards, A., Al-Imara, L., Pope, F.M. Eur. J. Biochem. (1996) [Pubmed]
WikiGenes - Universities