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beta Catenin MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
beta Catenin
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.091.249
D12.776.220.145.500
D12.776.930.130
Unique ID
D051176
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D051176
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
beta-Catenin
Registry Number
0
Public MeSH Note
2006; BETA CATENIN was indexed under CYTOSKELETAL PROTEINS & TRANS-ACTIVATORS 1993-2005, & under CADHERINS 1992
History Note
2006(1992)
Date Established
2006/01/01
Date of Entry
2005/06/30
beta Catenin Preferred
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