Divergent expression of claudin -1, -3, -4, -5 and -7 in developing human lung

@inproceedings{Kaarteenaho2010DivergentEO,
  title={Divergent expression of claudin -1, -3, -4, -5 and -7 in developing human lung},
  author={Riitta L. Kaarteenaho and Heta M Merikallio and Siri T. Lehtonen and Terttu H Harju and Ylermi M Soini},
  booktitle={Respiratory research},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND Claudins are the main components of tight junctions, structures which are associated with cell polarity and permeability. The aim of this study was to analyze the expression of claudins 1, 3, 4, 5, and 7 in developing human lung tissues from 12 to 40 weeks of gestation. METHODS 47 cases were analyzed by immunohistochemistry for claudins 1, 3, 4, 5 and 7. 23 cases were also investigated by quantitative RT-PCR for claudin-1, -3 and -4. RESULTS Claudin-1 was expressed in epithelium… CONTINUE READING

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