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Substance Name: beta Catenin
RN: 146409-33-8


  • 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.

Molecular Formula

  • Unspecified
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Names and Synonyms

Name of Substance

  • beta Catenin

MeSH Heading

  • beta Catenin


  • beta-Catenin

Systematic Name

  • beta-Catenin (Xenopus laevis clone 13-4 reduced)

Registry Numbers

CAS Registry Number

  • 146409-33-8

System Generated Number

  • 0146409338