Signaling and mechanical roles of E-cadherin.

Abstract

The epithelium comprises an important tissue that lines the internal and external surfaces of metazoan organs. In order to organize sheets of epithelial cells into three-dimensional tissues, it requires the coordination of basic cellular processes such as polarity, adhesion, growth, and differentiation. Moreover, as a primary barrier to the external… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/15419061.2013.854778

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