Endothelial cells: adhesion and tight junctions.

  title={Endothelial cells: adhesion and tight junctions.},
  author={Lee L Rubin},
  journal={Current opinion in cell biology},
  volume={4 5},
  • Lee L Rubin
  • Published 1992 in Current opinion in cell biology
This article reviews recent discoveries concerning the identity of endothelial cell adhesion molecules and their participation in intercellular junction formation. Observations relating to the formation of high-resistance tight junctions between brain endothelial cells are emphasized.