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apical junctions

Friday 16 July 2004

The apical junction complex of epithelial cells creates both a permeability barrier and cell polarity.

Features

- polarity-generating protein complexes
- PAR protein complexes

References

- Anderson JM, Van Itallie CM, Fanning AS. Setting up a selective barrier at the apical junction complex. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2004 Apr;16(2):140-5. PMID: 15196556