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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.
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Review
2007
Review
2007
  • M. Hatzfeld
  • Biochimica et biophysica acta
  • 2007
  • Corpus ID: 11548026
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… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Desmocollins (Dscs) and desmogleins (Dsgs) are cell-adhesion molecules involved in the formation of desmosome cell-cell junctions… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
New evidence from blocking desmosomal adhesion with anti-adhesion peptides reveals a role for desmosomes in cell positioning in… 
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Desmosomes are intercellular junctions of epithelia and are of widespread importance in the maintenance of tissue architecture… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Desmosomes first assemble in the E3.5 mouse trophectoderm, concomitant with establishment of epithelial polarity and appearance… 
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… 
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… 
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Plakoglobin is a major component of both desmosomes and adherens junctions. At these sites it binds to the cytoplasmic domains of… 
Review
1993
Review
1993
Steinberg~§ * Laboratory of Eukaryotic Molecular Genetics, National Institute for Medical Research, Mill Hill, London NW7 1AA…