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intercellular junctions

Monday 14 July 2003


- adhering junctions

  • desmosomes and hemidesomosomes
  • intermediate junctions

- adherens junctions (zonula adherens)
- zonula occludens
- GAP junctions
- tight junctions

Pathology of cellular junctions

- Pathology of desmosomes
- Pathology of GAP junctions

See also

- epithelial junctions


- Braga VM, Yap AS. The challenges of abundance: epithelial junctions and small GTPase signalling. Curr Opin Cell Biol. 2005 Oct;17(5):466-74. PMID: 16112561

- Petty MA, Lo EH. Junctional complexes of the blood-brain barrier: permeability changes in neuroinflammation. Prog Neurobiol. 2002 Dec;68(5):311-23. PMID: 12531232