Laminin

Wow, look at this image.

Laminin is a protein that is part of the extracellular matrix in humans and animals. The extracellular matrix (ECM) lies outside of cells and provides support and attachment for cells inside organs (along with many other functions). Laminin has “arms” that associate with other laminin molecules to form sheets and bind to cells. Laminin and other ECM proteins essentially “glue” the cells (such as those lining the stomach and intestines) to a foundation of connective tissue. This keeps the cells in place and allows them to function properly.

It certainly may be a coincidence, but Laminin holds us together, just as Jesus Christ holds the universe together (Colossians 1:17; Hebrews 1:3).

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