Zonula Occludens Proteins

Known as: Occludens Proteins, Zonula, Zonula Occludens Proteins [Chemical/Ingredient], Occludens Proteins, Zona 
A family of proteins that play a role in TIGHT JUNCTION formation by binding to and anchoring proteins to the ACTIN CYTOSKELETON.
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2012
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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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2009
2009
Zonula occludens proteins (ZO) are postsynaptic density protein-95 discs large-zonula occludens (PDZ) domain-containing proteins… (More)
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2009
2009
Tight junction integral membrane proteins such as claudins and occludin are tethered to the actin cytoskeleton by adaptor… (More)
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2008
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2008
ZO-1, ZO-2, and ZO-3 are closely related scaffolding proteins that link tight junction (TJ) transmembrane proteins such as… (More)
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2008
2008
The dramatic cell-shape changes necessary to form a multicellular organism require cell-cell junctions to be both pliable and… (More)
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2008
2008
Although regulation of chemical transmission is known to involve the interaction of receptors with scaffold proteins, little is… (More)
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2008
2008
Zonula occludens proteins (ZOPs) are essential scaffold proteins involved in the organization of epithelial and endothelial… (More)
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2004
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2004
Occludin and zonular occludens (ZO)-1 in tight junctions (TJs) and actin play an important role in maintaining blood-brain… (More)
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2002
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2002
Zonula occludens (ZO)-1 is a member of the MAGUK (membrane-associated guanylate kinase homologs) family of membrane-associated… (More)
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2000
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2000
Vertebrate tissues use multiple junctional types to establish and maintain tissue architecture, including gap junctions for… (More)
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