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Cell adhesion and communication are interdependent aspects of cell behavior that are critical for morphogenesis and tissue architecture. In the skin, epidermal adhesion is mediated in part by specialized cell-cell junctions known as desmosomes, which are characterized by the presence of desmosomal cadherins, known as desmogleins and desmocollins. We(More)
palmoplantar keratoderma in patients from PPK01. Note the typical clinical presentation of more punctate lesions on the palms and more confluent lesions on the soles, demonstrating increased hyperkeratinization from mechanical trauma. (B) The pedigree for Israeli family PPK01 with sequencing results indicated below the patients (+ indicates(More)
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