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Desmosome

Known as: Macula adherens, Desmosomes, Desmosoma 
A type of junction that attaches one cell to its neighbor. One of a number of differentiated regions which occur, for example, where the cytoplasmic… Expand
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Desmosomes are intercellular junctions that tether intermediate filaments to the plasma membrane. Desmogleins and desmocollins… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy (ARVD/C) is an inherited disorder typically caused by… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Desmosomes are intercellular junctions of epithelia and cardiac muscle. They resist mechanical stress because they adopt a… Expand
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Review
2008
Review
2008
  • Jens Waschke
  • Histochemistry and Cell Biology
  • 2008
  • Corpus ID: 6204409
Desmosomes are patch-like intercellular adhering junctions (“maculae adherentes”), which, in concert with the related adherens… Expand
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Desmosomes are cadherin-based adhesive intercellular junctions, which are present in tissues such as heart and skin. Despite… Expand
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Review
2007
Review
2007
Desmosomes are prominent adhesion sites that are tightly associated with the cytoplasmic intermediate filament cytoskeleton… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Desmosomes are adhesive intercellular junctions prominent in the skin and heart. Loss of desmosome function is associated with… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We have found that epithelial cells engage in a process of cadherin-mediated intercellular adhesion that utilizes calcium and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Cell-matrix interactions have major effects upon phenotypic features such as gene regulation, cytoskeletal structure… Expand
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Highly Cited
1980
Highly Cited
1980
Modification of the ionic calcium concentration in the culture medium markedly alters the pattern of proliferation and… Expand
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