A sideways glance. Alcoholic breakdown of barriers: how ethanol can initiate a landslide towards disease

@article{Sambuy2009ASG,
  title={A sideways glance. Alcoholic breakdown of barriers: how ethanol can initiate a landslide towards disease},
  author={Yula Sambuy},
  journal={Genes & Nutrition},
  year={2009},
  volume={4},
  pages={77-81}
}
Tight junctions (TJs) are complex and highly regulated morphological structures in areas of close contact between the plasma membrane of neighboring epithelial and endothelial cells. The involvement of TJs in the pathogenesis of a large number of diseases has increasingly been suggested [7]. This is because the barrier role of TJs is essential to guarantee… CONTINUE READING