Endocytic and transcytic pathways in Caco-2 cells.


The human colonic adenocarcinoma derived cell line, Caco-2 [l], may be grown as a polarized epithelium on permeable filter supports and develops a number of characteristic enterocyte functions when grown to confluency. The differentiated functions include the development of apical brush border microvilli, the presence of tight junctions, the unique… (More)