Alpha-v beta-5

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αVβ5 is a type of integrin that binds to matrix macromolecules and proteinases and thereby stimulates angiogenesis. However, it inhibits angiogenesis.[1]

It consists of two components, integrin alpha V and integrin beta 5.


  1. ^ Sheppard D (October 2002). "Endothelial integrins and angiogenesis: not so simple anymore". J. Clin. Invest. 110 (7): 913–4. doi:10.1172/JCI16713. PMC 151161Freely accessible. PMID 12370267. 

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