Martin Humphries




Integrin molecule
Integrins as molecules

Integrins are cell-surface receptors that mediate cell adhesion. They enable the cell to sense and respond to its environment, and they are critical for all multicellular life. Read more »

  Martin Humphries
Martin Humphries

Martin is Professor of Biochemistry, Vice- President & Dean in the Faculty of Life Sciences at the University of Manchester, UK. Contact details »

Integrin networks
Integrin proteomics

Integrin signalling complexes regulate cell adhesion. We have developed a method for the proteomic analysis of integrin adhesion complexes. Read more »

Martin's research

Martin's research aims to elucidate the mechanisms responsible for metazoan life; specifically the role of cell adhesion in integrating signalling with tissue environment. Read more »

Cell migration
Integrin and syndecan signalling

Cell migration during disease, repair and development is critically dependent on cell interactions with the ECM. Read more »

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Can you guess the integrin ligands
Integrin ligands

Integrins receptors bind to ECM macromolecules or counter-receptors on adjacent cell surfaces. Most integrins can bind a wide variety of ligands. Take a look at our summary of integrin ligands.

  Recent members of the Humphries Lab
Martin's lab

Find out about all the lab members and our re­search interests. Learn about positions available in the lab.

Antibody molecules | Image by Adam Byron
Anti-integrin antibodies

Take a look at our summary of anti-integrin antibodies.

  Adherent cell
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