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Desmosomal Cadherins

Known as: Cadherins, Desmosomal, Desmosomal Cadherins [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A single-pass transmembrane glycoproteins that mediate CALCIUM-dependent CELL ADHESION and are core components of DESMOSOMES.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The resistance of tissues to physical stress is dependent upon strong cell-cell adhesion in which desmosomes play a crucial role… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Desmocollins (Dscs) and desmogleins (Dsgs) are cell-adhesion molecules involved in the formation of desmosome cell-cell junctions… Expand
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Review
2002
Review
2002
New evidence from blocking desmosomal adhesion with anti-adhesion peptides reveals a role for desmosomes in cell positioning in… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Desmosomes are intercellular junctions of epithelia and are of widespread importance in the maintenance of tissue architecture… Expand
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Recent studies of human disease and transgenic animal experiments have clearly demonstrated the importance of desmosomes in… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The desmosome is a highly organized plasma membrane domain that couples intermediate filaments to the plasma membrane at regions… Expand
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Plakoglobin is the only protein that occurs in the cytoplasmic plaques of all known adhering junctions and has been shown to be… Expand
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Review
1994
Review
1994
The formation of supracellular structures, i.e. tissues and organs, is dependent on the spatially and temporally regulated… Expand
Review
1993
Review
1993
Steinberg~§ * Laboratory of Eukaryotic Molecular Genetics, National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill, London NW7 1AA… Expand
Review
1992
Review
1992
The cadherin superfamily of cell-cell adhesion molecules is now known to include proteins of the desmosome as well as of the… Expand