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*  Neuromuscular junction
ISBN 0-07-137180-X. Levitan, Irwin; Kaczmarek, Leonard (August 19, 2015). "Intercellular communication". The Neuron: Cell and ... A neuromuscular junction (or myoneural junction) is a chemical synapse formed by the contact between a motor neuron and a ... crayfish and fruit flies have a glutamatergic neuromuscular junction. AChRs at the skeletal neuromuscular junction form ... The neuromuscular junction is where a neuron activates a muscle to contract. Upon the arrival of an action potential at the ...
*  Gap junction
At gap junctions, the intercellular space is between 2 and 4 nm and unit connexons in the membrane of each cell are aligned ... "gap junction" and "gap junction plaque" non-interchangeable as the area of the gap junction plaque may contain proteins other ... "gap junction" and "gap junction plaque" non-interchangeable. In other words, the commonly used term "gap junction" always ... Gap junctions are a specialized intercellular connection between a multitude of animal cell-types. They directly connect the ...
*  MLLT4
Takai Y, Nakanishi H (Jan 2003). "Nectin and afadin: novel organizers of intercellular junctions". Journal of Cell Science. 116 ... Tight junction protein 1, and USP9X. GRCh38: Ensembl release 89: ENSG00000130396 - Ensembl, May 2017 GRCm38: Ensembl release 89 ... A novel actin filament-binding protein with one PDZ domain localized at cadherin-based cell-to-cell adherens junction". The ... and vinculin-binding protein localized at cell-cell and cell-matrix adherens junctions". The Journal of Cell Biology. 144 (5): ...
*  Ronald S. Weinstein
As an MGH pathology resident, he co-authored research papers on intercellular junctions, cancer cell, and red cell membranes. ... The Structure and Function of Intercellular Junctions in Cancer. pp. 23-89. doi:10.1016/s0065-230x(08)60543-6. Heney, NM; ... McNutt, N. Scott; Weinstein, Ronald S. (1969-08-08). "Carcinoma of the Cervix: Deficiency of Nexus Intercellular Junctions". ... "Membrane ultrastructure at mammalian intercellular junctions". Progress in Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 26: 45-101. doi: ...
*  Desmoplakin
Desmosomes are intercellular junctions that tightly link adjacent cells. Desmoplakin is an obligate component of functional ... a pivotal role for plakoglobin in the recruitment of desmoplakin to intercellular junctions". J. Cell Sci. 111 (20): 3045-57. ... "VE-cadherin and desmoplakin are assembled into dermal microvascular endothelial intercellular junctions: ... desmoplakin from cell-cell interfaces disrupts anchorage of intermediate filament bundles and alters intercellular junction ...
*  Fusome
Unlike them, other intercellular junctions, such as desmosomes and plasmodesmata, are the intercellular structures. The ... Intercellular junctions Rieger R. Michaelis A., Green M. M. (1976). Glossary of genetics and cytogenetics: Classical and ... Fusomes are intercellular connective opening in various tissues with a common synchnonous development. They only consist of a ... Unlike the other intercellular complexes such as → desmosomes and → plasmodesmata, the fusomes merely consist single, large ...
*  Electron microscope
"Immunolocalization of MP70 in lens fiber 16-17-nm intercellular junctions". The Journal of Cell Biology. 104 (3): 565-572. doi: ...
*  Plakophilin-2
... a critical scaffold for PKC alpha that regulates intercellular junction assembly". The Journal of Cell Biology. 181 (4): 605-13 ... and mediates crosstalk between intercellular junctions and membrane excitability. Mutations in PKP2 have been associated with, ... "A novel kind of tumor type-characteristic junction: plakophilin-2 as a major protein of adherens junctions in cardiac myxomata ... Plakophilin-2 over time has shown to be more than components of cell-cell junctions; rather the plakophilins are emerging as ...
*  Animal
Also, unique to animal cells are the following intercellular junctions: tight junctions, gap junctions, and desmosomes. With a ...
*  KIRREL
"Nephrin and Neph1 co-localize at the podocyte foot process intercellular junction and form cis hetero-oligomers". J. Biol. Chem ... KIRREL has been shown to interact with Nephrin and Tight junction protein 1. GRCh38: Ensembl release 89: ENSG00000183853 - ...
*  Septate junctions
... are intercellular junctions found in invertebrate epithelial cells, and appear ladder-like under electron ... They are considered somewhat analogous to the (vertebrate) tight junctions, however tight and septate junctions are different ... Matter, Karl; Balda, M. (March 2003). "Signalling to and from tight junctions". Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology. 4: 225- ... They are thought to provide structural strength and a barrier to solute diffusion through the intercellular space. ...
*  PCDH12
1998). "Identification of a novel cadherin (vascular endothelial cadherin-2) located at intercellular junctions in endothelial ...
*  Fascia adherens
It is a broad intercellular junction in the transversal sections of an intercalated disc of cardiac muscle anchoring actin ... They are similar in function and structure to the zonula adherens or adherens junction of epithelial cells. ...
*  Hyaloperonospora parasitica
This hypha grows from bottom of the appressorium and works its way through an intercellular junction of two epidermal cells. As ...
*  MPP5
2005). "Membrane-associated guanylate kinase proteins MPP4 and MPP5 associate with Veli3 at distinct intercellular junctions of ... 2003). "Direct interaction of two polarity complexes implicated in epithelial tight junction assembly". Nat. Cell Biol. 5 (2): ...
*  Tangeretin
... also counteracts tumor suppression of gap junction intercellular signaling. In summary, in vitro studies show ... counteract tumor promoter-induced inhibition of intercellular communication of rat liver epithelial cells". Cancer Lett. 114 (1 ...
*  Plectin
... also functions to link cytoskeleton to intercellular junctions, such as desmosomes and hemidesmosomes, which link ... In addition plectin links the cytoskeleton to junctions found in the plasma membrane that structurally connect different cells ... of the hemidesmosome plaque and function in a clamp-like manner to link the intermediate filament cytokeratin to the junction. ... acid residue cluster within nuclear targeting sequence motif is essential for cytoplasmic plectin-vimentin network junctions". ...
*  Contact normalization
... is a process by which intercellular junctions mediate signals that allow normal cells to inhibit the ... In: Kandous, M. (Eds.) Intercellular communication and Cancer. pp. 297-342. Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag.. ...
*  Telocyte
TC and SC make a tandem (due to specific intercellular junctions) within the so-called SC niches, at least in heart [24] and ... Therefore, their functions should be mostly different: TC - intercellular signaling (connections), but fibroblasts - collagen ... TC establish via Tp homo- and heterocellular junctions and release shed vesicles and exosomes. ... establishing a heterocellular junctions, visible at higher magnification only). The tandem TC-SC forms, presumably, a TC-SC ...
*  GJD2
Each gap junction intercellular channel is formed by the conjunction of 2 connexons. See GJB2 for additional background ... Gap junction delta-2 protein (GJD2) also known as connexin-36 (Cx36) or gap junction alpha-9 protein (GJA9) and is a protein ... 2007). "Gap junction coding genes and schizophrenia: a genetic association study". J. Hum. Genet. 52 (6): 498-501. doi:10.1007/ ... "Entrez Gene: GJA9 gap junction protein, alpha 9, 36kDa". Andrew L Harris; Darren Locke (2009). Connexins, A Guide. New York: ...
*  Plakoglobin
... a pivotal role for plakoglobin in the recruitment of desmoplakin to intercellular junctions". Journal of Cell Science. 111 (20 ... a protein common to different kinds of intercellular adhering junctions". Cell. 46 (7): 1063-73. doi:10.1016/0092-8674(86)90706 ... a protein common to different kinds of intercellular adhering junctions". Cell. 46 (7): 1063-73. doi:10.1016/0092-8674(86)90706 ... "VE-cadherin and desmoplakin are assembled into dermal microvascular endothelial intercellular junctions: ...
*  VE-cadherin
Integrity of intercellular junctions is a major determinant of permeability of the endothelium, and the VE-cadherin-based ... a pivotal role for plakoglobin in the recruitment of desmoplakin to intercellular junctions". J. Cell Sci. 111 (20): 3045-57. ... "VE-cadherin and desmoplakin are assembled into dermal microvascular endothelial intercellular junctions: ... an important role in endothelial cell biology through control of the cohesion and organization of the intercellular junctions. ...
*  Ricardo Rosselló
Rosselló, RA; Kohn, DH (2009). "Gap junction intercellular communication: A review of a potential platform to modulate ...
*  Glia limitans
The barrier consists of zonular intercellular junctions, rather than tight junctions, with clefts formed by extracellular ... However, because the astrocytes surrounding the vessels are connected by gap junctions, it is not considered part of the BBB ... These endothelial cells contain highly impermeable tight junctions that cause the blood vessels of the brain to exhibit none of ... In the in vitro experiment, endothelial cells were first cultured alone and the tight junctions were observed in freeze- ...
*  Intercellular cleft
An intercellular cleft is a channel between two cells through which molecules may travel and gap junctions and tight junctions ... The intercellular cleft is imperative for cell-cell communication. The cleft contains gap junctions, tight junctions, ... These tight junctions localize to the luminal side of the intercellular clefts, where the glycocalyx, which is important in ... Endothelial tight junctions are most commonly found in the intercellular cleft and provide for regulation of diffusion through ...
*  SPTAN1
Bennett PM, Maggs AM, Baines AJ, Pinder JC (Apr 2006). "The transitional junction: a new functional subcellular domain at the ... intercellular communication and cell cycle regulation. Though a role in cardiac muscle is not well understood, it is likely ...
*  Tight junction protein 2
... homologs that are involved in the organization of epithelial and endothelial intercellular junctions. TJPs bind to the ... Tight junction protein ZO-2 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the TJP2 gene. Tight junction proteins (TJPs) belong to a ... Tight junction protein 2 has been shown to interact with Tight junction protein 1, Band 4.1 and Occludin. GRCh38: Ensembl ... 1996). "The tight junction protein ZO-2 contains three PDZ (PSD-95/Discs-Large/ZO-1) domains and an alternatively spliced ...