Gene Symbol: Nid1
Description: nidogen 1
Alias: A630025O17, Nid, entactin, entactin-1, nidogen-1, nidogen-1, NID-1, Nidogen precursor (Entactin), entactin 1
Species: mouse
Products:     Nid1

Top Publications

  1. Willem M, Miosge N, Halfter W, Smyth N, Jannetti I, Burghart E, et al. Specific ablation of the nidogen-binding site in the laminin gamma1 chain interferes with kidney and lung development. Development. 2002;129:2711-22 pubmed
    ..b>Nidogen 1 was thought to be central in the assembly processes, connecting the networks formed by collagen type IV and ..
  2. Li S, Jin Z, Koirala S, Bu L, Xu L, Hynes R, et al. GPR56 regulates pial basement membrane integrity and cortical lamination. J Neurosci. 2008;28:5817-26 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, a putative ligand of GPR56 is localized in the marginal zone or overlying extracellular matrix. These observations provide compelling evidence that GPR56 functions in regulating pial BM integrity during cortical development...
  3. Nguyen N, Miner J, Pierce R, Senior R. Laminin alpha 5 is required for lobar septation and visceral pleural basement membrane formation in the developing mouse lung. Dev Biol. 2002;246:231-44 pubmed
    ..Our finding of normal lung branching morphogenesis with abnormal lobar septation demonstrates that these processes are not obligatorily linked. ..
  4. Miosge N, Simniok T, Sprysch P, Herken R. The collagen type XVIII endostatin domain is co-localized with perlecan in basement membranes in vivo. J Histochem Cytochem. 2003;51:285-96 pubmed
    ..At least in part, perlecan appears to be an adaptor molecule for the endostatin domain in basement membranes in vivo. ..
  5. Kadoya Y, Salmivirta K, Talts J, Kadoya K, Mayer U, Timpl R, et al. Importance of nidogen binding to laminin gamma1 for branching epithelial morphogenesis of the submandibular gland. Development. 1997;124:683-91 pubmed
    ..We here present evidence that interactions between two basement membrane components, nidogen (entactin) and laminin gamma1 chain, could be important for epithelial-mesenchymal interactions in this gland...
  6. Ezratty E, Stokes N, Chai S, Shah A, Williams S, Fuchs E. A role for the primary cilium in Notch signaling and epidermal differentiation during skin development. Cell. 2011;145:1129-41 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings unveil temporally and spatially distinct functions for primary cilia at the nexus of signaling, proliferation, and differentiation. ..
  7. Kikkawa Y, Miner J. Molecular dissection of laminin alpha 5 in vivo reveals separable domain-specific roles in embryonic development and kidney function. Dev Biol. 2006;296:265-77 pubmed
  8. Bader B, Rayburn H, Crowley D, Hynes R. Extensive vasculogenesis, angiogenesis, and organogenesis precede lethality in mice lacking all alpha v integrins. Cell. 1998;95:507-19 pubmed
    ..These results necessitate reevaluation of the primacy of alphav integrins in many functions including vascular development, despite reports that blockade of these integrins with antibodies or peptides prevents angiogenesis. ..
  9. Patel T, Bernards C, Meier M, McEleney K, Winzor D, Koch M, et al. Structural elucidation of full-length nidogen and the laminin-nidogen complex in solution. Matrix Biol. 2014;33:60-7 pubmed publisher

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  1. Liu J, He X, Corbett S, Lowry S, Graham A, Fassler R, et al. Integrins are required for the differentiation of visceral endoderm. J Cell Sci. 2009;122:233-42 pubmed publisher
    ..Collectively, these results suggest that integrins are required for both the stable adhesion and maturation of visceral endoderm, the latter being mediated through the activation of ERK1/2 and p38 MAPK. ..
  2. Noakes P, Miner J, Gautam M, Cunningham J, Sanes J, Merlie J. The renal glomerulus of mice lacking s-laminin/laminin beta 2: nephrosis despite molecular compensation by laminin beta 1. Nat Genet. 1995;10:400-6 pubmed
    ..Laminin beta 2-deficient mice may provide a model for human congenital or idiopathic nephrotic syndromes...
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  4. Miner J, Li C. Defective glomerulogenesis in the absence of laminin alpha5 demonstrates a developmental role for the kidney glomerular basement membrane. Dev Biol. 2000;217:278-89 pubmed
  5. Kostka G, Giltay R, Bloch W, Addicks K, Timpl R, Fassler R, et al. Perinatal lethality and endothelial cell abnormalities in several vessel compartments of fibulin-1-deficient mice. Mol Cell Biol. 2001;21:7025-34 pubmed
    ..The data indicate a strong but restricted abnormality in some endothelial compartments which, together with some kidney and lung defects, may be responsible for early death. ..
  6. DiPersio C, van der Neut R, Georges Labouesse E, Kreidberg J, Sonnenberg A, Hynes R. alpha3beta1 and alpha6beta4 integrin receptors for laminin-5 are not essential for epidermal morphogenesis and homeostasis during skin development. J Cell Sci. 2000;113 ( Pt 17):3051-62 pubmed
    ..These findings show that while alpha3beta1 and alpha6beta4 are both required for integrity of the dermo-epidermal junction, neither one is essential for epidermal morphogenesis during skin development. ..
  7. Miner J, Li C, Mudd J, Go G, Sutherland A. Compositional and structural requirements for laminin and basement membranes during mouse embryo implantation and gastrulation. Development. 2004;131:2247-56 pubmed
    ..These data suggest that both the molecular composition and the integrity of basement membranes are crucial for early developmental events. ..
  8. Gilmour D, Lyon G, Carlton M, Sanes J, Cunningham J, Anderson J, et al. Mice deficient for the secreted glycoprotein SPARC/osteonectin/BM40 develop normally but show severe age-onset cataract formation and disruption of the lens. EMBO J. 1998;17:1860-70 pubmed
    ..The lens capsule, however, shows no qualitative changes in the major basal lamina proteins laminin, collagen IV, perlecan or entactin. These mice are an excellent resource for further studies on how SPARC affects cell behaviour in vivo.
  9. Lange A, Wickström S, Jakobson M, Zent R, Sainio K, Fassler R. Integrin-linked kinase is an adaptor with essential functions during mouse development. Nature. 2009;461:1002-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Thus, we provide genetic evidence that the kinase activity of Ilk is dispensable for mammalian development; however, an interaction between Ilk and alpha-parvin is critical for kidney development. ..
  10. Gersdorff N, Kohfeldt E, Sasaki T, Timpl R, Miosge N. Laminin gamma3 chain binds to nidogen and is located in murine basement membranes. J Biol Chem. 2005;280:22146-53 pubmed
    ..Ultrastructural immunogold staining localized the gamma3 chain to basement membranes of these tissues. ..
  11. Jenkins N, Justice M, Gilbert D, Chu M, Copeland N. Nidogen/entactin (Nid) maps to the proximal end of mouse chromosome 13 linked to beige (bg) and identifies a new region of homology between mouse and human chromosomes. Genomics. 1991;9:401-3 pubmed
  12. Grahammer F, Wigge C, Schell C, Kretz O, Patrakka J, Schneider S, et al. A flexible, multilayered protein scaffold maintains the slit in between glomerular podocytes. JCI Insight. 2016;1: pubmed
  13. Semkova I, Kociok N, Karagiannis D, Nischt R, Smyth N, Paulsson M, et al. Anti-angiogenic effect of the basement membrane protein nidogen-1 in a mouse model of choroidal neovascularization. Exp Eye Res. 2014;118:80-8 pubmed publisher
    ..Laser-induced CNV was studied in Nid1(-/-) and Nid2(-/-) mice and wild type (WT) controls by fluorescein angiography, by immune histochemistry of flat-..
  14. Hudson J, Chen L, Fode C, Binkert C, Dennis J. Sak kinase gene structure and transcriptional regulation. Gene. 2000;241:65-73 pubmed
    ..Using various Sak promoter/luciferase constructs, the core promoter region required for expression was located within 400bp of the message Cap site, and sequence further 5' strongly suppressed transcription. ..
  15. Tomte L, Annatshah Y, Schlüter N, Miosge N, Herken R, Quondamatteo F. Hematopoietic cells are a source of nidogen-1 and nidogen-2 during mouse liver development. J Histochem Cytochem. 2006;54:593-604 pubmed
    ..We suggest that nidogens may, to some extent, take part in the regulation of hepatic hematopoiesis. ..
  16. Shiojiri N, Niwa T, Sugiyama Y, Koike T. Preferential expression of connexin37 and connexin40 in the endothelium of the portal veins during mouse liver development. Cell Tissue Res. 2006;324:547-52 pubmed
    ..The differentiation of each blood vessel in the hepatic vascular system may occur in early developmental stages, soon after hepatic primordium formation. ..
  17. Kim S, Adair Kirk T, Senior R, Miner J. Functional consequences of cell type-restricted expression of laminin ?5 in mouse placental labyrinth and kidney glomerular capillaries. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e41348 pubmed publisher
    ..Additional studies showed that endothelium-expressed human LM?5 can support vascularization of the kidney glomerulus, consistent with previous studies using a tissue grafting approach. ..
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    ..Furthermore, we present Frem1 mutant mice as the first bona fide mouse model of human metopic craniosynostosis and a new model for midfacial hypoplasia. ..
  20. Mokkapati S, Baranowsky A, Mirancea N, Smyth N, Breitkreutz D, Nischt R. Basement membranes in skin are differently affected by lack of nidogen 1 and 2. J Invest Dermatol. 2008;128:2259-67 pubmed publisher
    ..In summary, our results indicate that in skin the laminin composition of the various BMs determines whether nidogens are required for their assembly and stabilization. ..
  21. Shiojiri N, Takeshita K, Yamasaki H, Iwata T. Suppression of C/EBP alpha expression in biliary cell differentiation from hepatoblasts during mouse liver development. J Hepatol. 2004;41:790-8 pubmed
    ..These data suggest that the suppression of C/EBP alpha expression may be prerequisite to biliary cell differentiation in the hepatoblast population and one of its earliest signs. ..
  22. Kvansakul M, Hopf M, Ries A, Timpl R, Hohenester E. Structural basis for the high-affinity interaction of nidogen-1 with immunoglobulin-like domain 3 of perlecan. EMBO J. 2001;20:5342-6 pubmed
    ..We hypothesize that a second, as yet unidentified, activity of nidogen overlaps with perlecan binding and accounts for the unusually high degree of surface conservation in the G2 domain. ..
  23. Adam S, Göhring W, Wiedemann H, Chu M, Timpl R, Kostka G. Binding of fibulin-1 to nidogen depends on its C-terminal globular domain and a specific array of calcium-binding epidermal growth factor-like (EG) modules. J Mol Biol. 1997;272:226-36 pubmed
    ..This indicates a complex epitope structure involving domains II and III, which each may provide binding epitopes or stabilize each other. ..
  24. Takagi J, Yang Y, Liu J, Wang J, Springer T. Complex between nidogen and laminin fragments reveals a paradigmatic beta-propeller interface. Nature. 2003;424:969-74 pubmed
  25. Petiot A, Conti F, Grose R, Revest J, Hodivala Dilke K, Dickson C. A crucial role for Fgfr2-IIIb signalling in epidermal development and hair follicle patterning. Development. 2003;130:5493-501 pubmed
    ..In addition, Fgf signals are required for the growth and patterning of pelage hairs. ..
  26. Gustafsson E, Almonte Becerril M, Bloch W, Costell M. Perlecan maintains microvessel integrity in vivo and modulates their formation in vitro. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e53715 pubmed publisher
    ..Altogether these findings suggest that perlecan supports the maintenance of brain and skin subendothelial BMs and promotes vasculo- and angiogenesis by modulating FGF-2 function. ..
  27. Bader B, Smyth N, Nedbal S, Miosge N, Baranowsky A, Mokkapati S, et al. Compound genetic ablation of nidogen 1 and 2 causes basement membrane defects and perinatal lethality in mice. Mol Cell Biol. 2005;25:6846-56 pubmed
    b>Nidogen 1 and 2 are basement membrane glycoproteins, and previous biochemical and functional studies indicate that they may play a crucial role in basement membrane assembly...
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    ..Laminin, collagen type IV and nidogen (entactin) were concentrated in myogenic regions of the limb bud both before and during differentiation of skeletal muscle ..
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    ..Finally, we show that the region found around the breakpoint was involved several times in chromosome recombinations in the mouse lineage, as it seems to correspond also to the t-complex distal inversion point. ..
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    ..We propose that aberration in TAK1 signaling might disrupt intestinal homeostasis and favor the development of inflammatory disease. ..
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    ..We propose a model in which the combinatorial effects of Flk1 and Tal1 act to regulate cell fate choice in early development into hematopoietic, endothelial, and smooth muscle lineages. ..
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    ..Surprisingly, basement membranes are not necessary for the formation of the first epithelium to develop during embryogenesis, but first become required for extra embryonic endoderm differentiation. ..
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    ..Essential roles for FLNA in intercellular junctions provide a mechanism for the diverse developmental defects seen in patients with FLNA mutations. ..
  36. Ries A, Göhring W, Fox J, Timpl R, Sasaki T. Recombinant domains of mouse nidogen-1 and their binding to basement membrane proteins and monoclonal antibodies. Eur J Biochem. 2001;268:5119-28 pubmed
    ..Three of the antibodies showed strongly reduced binding to G2 and G3 after complex formation with either a perlecan domain or laminin-1. ..
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    ..These results, together, indicate that QBRICK is an adhesive ligand of basement membrane distinctively recognized by cells in the embryonic skin and hair follicles through different types of integrins directed to the Arg-Gly-Asp motif. ..
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    ..abstract truncated at 250 words) ..
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    ..Wnt5a-mediated signaling in fetal hepatic stem/progenitor cells suppresses biliary differentiation. These findings also suggest that activation of CaMKII by Wnt5a signaling suppresses biliary differentiation. (HEPATOLOGY 2013;). ..
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    ..Immunological studies showed a similar partial processing in cell culture and tissues and the persistence of the released fragment in tissues. This indicated that both N-terminal regions of the gamma2 chain may have a function in vivo. ..
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    ..These results uncover a mechanism of cavitation through hypoxia-induced apoptosis of the core cells mediated by HIFs, Bnip3, and AIF. ..
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    ..Our results elucidate a mechanism whereby mesangial cells organize the glomerular capillaries by adhering to the G domain of laminin alpha5 in the GBM. ..
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    Here, we show that entactin-2 expression is strongly, but transiently, induced in myogenic differentiation...
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    ..These defects resemble those observed in early stage human neonatal bronchopulmonary dysplasia (BPD), although the relevance of this new mouse model for BPD study needs further investigation. ..
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    ..These antibodies also allowed the identification of a new laminin assembly form 5B consisting of alpha3B, beta3 and gamma2 chains. ..
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    ..The phenotype of the beta1-deficient mice resembles pathological changes observed in human cortical dysplasias, suggesting that defective integrin-mediated signal transduction contributes to the development of some of these diseases. ..
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    ..A marked reduction in numbers of dendritic processes in Purkinje cells was observed in Lama1(CKO) mice. Together, these results indicate that Lama1 is required for cerebellar development and functions. ..
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    ..The developmental switch from an AMACO mRNA, expressed by the newborn kidney, to the truncated transcript found in the adult kidney indicates an unusual regulation of AMACO expression. ..
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    ..5 dpc together with significantly upregulated CHOP mRNA expression. ER stress caused by the accumulation of misfolded collagen may have induced apoptosis in Hsp47-knockout embryos through the upregulation of CHOP. ..
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    ..The species difference in size of SVS I is caused by tandem repeats of 18 amino acid residues in the central part of the molecule: The mouse has seven repeats, and the rat has 12 repeats. ..
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    ..Even though the protein is present in the adult sciatic nerve, collagen XXVIII mRNA was only detected in sciatic nerve of newborn mice, indicating that the protein persists for an extended period after synthesis. ..
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    ..Using nidogen-1 knockout mice, with or without additional heterozygous nidogen-2 knockout (NID1(-/-)/NID2(+/+) or NID1(-/-)/NID2(+/-)), we demonstrate that nidogen is essential for normal neuronal network ..
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