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Revised: 8 December 2015, last major update June 2005

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PubMed Search: Desmogleins[title]

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Definition / general
Cite this page: Desmogleins. website. Accessed October 22nd, 2017.
Definition / general
  • Constituents of desmosomes that anchor intermediate filaments
  • Autoantibodies to desmoglein-3 cause pemphigus vulgaris
  • Autoantibodies to desmoglein-1 cause pemphigus foliaceus (more superficial)