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Steven C. Ley and Rudi Beyaert
Listen to Daniel Madsen, first author on a study by Thomas Bugge and colleagues, discussing his paper, in which TMPRSS13 (transmembrane protease, serine 13), a type II transmembrane serine protease of unknown function, is shown to be highly expressed in many multilayered epithelia lining body cavities. The paper also describes how this protease is important for skin development.