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… (More)
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
BACKGROUND Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia/cardiomyopathy (ARVD/C) is an inherited disorder typically caused by… (More)
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
Desmosomes are cadherin-based adhesive intercellular junctions, which are present in tissues such as heart and skin. Despite… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Desmosomes first assemble in the E3.5 mouse trophectoderm, concomitant with establishment of epithelial polarity and appearance… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Desmoplakin (DP), plakoglobin (PG), and plakophilin 1 (PP1) are desmosomal components lacking a transmembrane domain, thus making… (More)
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Epithelial-mesenchymal transition (EMT) is an essential morphogenetic process during embryonic development. It can be induced in… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Plakoglobin (gamma-catenin), a member of the armadillo family of proteins, is a constituent of the cytoplasmic plaque of… (More)
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1993
Highly Cited
1993
To examine the potential of cytoplasmic portions ("tails") of desmosomal cadherins for assembly of desmosome plaque structures… (More)
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1985
Highly Cited
1985
The desmosome junction is an important component in the cohesion of epithelial cells, especially epidermal keratinocytes. To gain… (More)
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
To characterize the desmosome components that mediate intercellular adhesion and cytoskeletal-plasma membrane attachment, we… (More)
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Highly Cited
1969
Highly Cited
1969
A new technique employing continuous recirculating perfusion of the rat liver in situ, shaking of the liver in buffer in vitro… (More)
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