Zonula Adherens

Known as: fascia adhaerens, Adhesive belt, AJ 
The best understood cell-cell junction required for adhesion between cells in the epithelium. It seals adjacent epithelial cells together, preventing… (More)
National Institutes of Health

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1946-2017
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2012
Highly Cited
2012
The biological impact of Rho depends critically on the precise subcellular localization of its active, GTP-loaded form. This can… (More)
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
The structure and function of both adherens (AJ) and tight (TJ) junctions are dependent on the cortical actin cytoskeleton. The… (More)
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Classic cadherin receptors cooperate with regulators of the actin cytoskeleton to control tissue organization in health and… (More)
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2008
Highly Cited
2008
Epithelial cells contain noncentrosomal microtubules (MTs), whose minus ends are oriented apically. In contrast with the well… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
The adherens junction (AJ) densely associated with actin filaments is a major cell-cell adhesion structure. To understand the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
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Cellularization of the Drosophila embryo resuits in the formation of a cell monolayer with many characteristics of a polarized… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
The correct assembly of junction components, such as E-cadherin and beta-catenin, into the zonula adherens is fundamental for the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
BACKGROUND Specialised cell junctions in epithelia serve as cell-cell adhesion sites and thus contribute to the maintenance of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Strains of Bacteroides fragilis associated with diarrheal disease (enterotoxigenic B. fragilis) produce a 20-kDa zinc-dependent… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
The zonula adherens (ZA) is a cell-cell adherens junction that forms a belt in the apical most region of the lateral cell surface… (More)
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