PPL periplakin locus: 16p13 [§§]; connect with the basement membrane at the interdesmosomal plasma membrane via hemidesmosomes thought to make contact with the intermediate filaments of keratinocytes widely expressed in the central nervous system of both man and rat. Envoplakin and PPL form homodimer and heterodimer networks radiating from desmosomes, the formation of both both homodimers and heterodimers, lipoprotein lipase* and usually (desmoyokin-AHNAK) together with plectin** would be energetically favorable. the autoantibodies against the linker subdomains are highly homologous circulating anti-desmoglein 3 (Dsg3) autoantibody. Kazrin is a component of desmosomes coincident with up-regulation of periplakin, are the paraneoplastic pemphigus PNP, B cells increase in antigens** in the muscle PPL gene (PYGM) and T cell antigens* increase in LPL (lipoprotein lipase) unmasked by detergent treatment, by expressing C-terminal PPL in transfectants, in endocytosis, the 190 kDa PNP antigen is identical to periplakin. Envoplakin and periplakin are components with periphilin, interacting with periplakin, which is known as a precursor of the cornified envelope where they serve as a scaffold for cornified cell envelope assembly and bind to the plasma membrane, or the periplakin tail in intermediate filament association: specific to binding keratin 8 and vimentin members of the plakin family as well as cytolinkers* of proteins (BPAG1) pemphigoid antigen. The periplakin actin-binding head-rod* domain is necessary and sufficient to redistribute envoplakin to desmosomes.