Involvement of dietary toxicity and epigenetic mechanisms on gap junction intercellular communication

The ability to communicate is an important feature of multicellularity (Hervé et al., 2005). The coordinated integration of extracellular, intracellular, and intercellular mechanisms promotes the maintenance of homeostasis in higher organisms. Direct intercellular communication is mainly mediated by gap junction channels, which are formed by members of the… CONTINUE READING