Cell-Matrix Junction

Known as: Cell Attachment, Junction, Cell-Matrix, cell-matrix adhesion 
Specialized areas at the CELL MEMBRANE where a cell attaches to the EXTRACELLULAR MATRIX or other substratum.
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Review
2010
Review
2010
The microorganisms in biofilms live in a self-produced matrix of hydrated extracellular polymeric substances (EPS) that form… (More)
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
Actomyosin contractility affects cellular organization within tissues in part through the generation of mechanical forces at… (More)
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Review
2002
Review
2002
Though biofilms were first described by Antonie van Leeuwenhoek, the theory describing the biofilm process was not developed… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Adhesions between fibroblastic cells and extracellular matrix have been studied extensively in vitro, but little is known about… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
The matrix metalloproteinases (MMPs) have been viewed as bulldozers, destroying the extracellular matrix to permit normal… (More)
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Review
2001
Review
2001
Currently >50 proteins have been reported to be associated with focal contacts and related ECM adhesions. Most of these contain… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
In this study we have examined for molecular heterogeneity of cell-matrix adhesions and the involvement of actomyosin… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Structural changes in the extracellular matrix are necessary for cell migration during tissue remodeling and tumor invasion… (More)
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Review
1993
Review
1993
Adhesive interactions between cells and the insoluble mesh-work of extracellular matrix proteins play a vital role in em-the… (More)
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Highly Cited
1990
Highly Cited
1990
CD44 is a broadly distributed cell surface protein thought to mediate cell attachment to extracelular matrix components or… (More)
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