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- n. Plural form of lamin.
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He also studies A-type nuclear lamins, which are targets for mutation in Hutchinson-Gilford progeria syndrome.
Increased production of reactive oxygen species-due to the perturbation of lamin B1 in mature cells-could be another way in which lamins contribute to the aging process.
Proteins called A-type lamins appear to indicate the presence of aggressive disease in patients with colorectal cancer.
A-type lamins may also play a role in determining treatment options among these patients.