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apical junction complex

Known as: apical junction, apical junction complex location, apical cell junction complex 
A functional unit located near the cell apex at the points of contact between epithelial cells, which in vertebrates is composed of the tight… Expand
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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… Expand
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
We have developed an in vitro assay to study actin assembly at cadherin-enriched cell junctions. Using this assay, we demonstrate… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
The epithelial tight junction (TJ) has three major functions. As a "gate," it serves as a regulatory barrier separating and… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Across the animal kingdom the apical junction complex of epithelial cells creates both a permeability barrier and cell polarity… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Members of the ezrin-radixin-moesin (ERM) family of proteins have been found to serve as linkers between membrane proteins and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
We wish to understand how organ-specific structures assemble during embryonic development. In the present paper, we consider what… Expand
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2003
2003
The Caenorhabditis elegans vulva provides a simple model for the genetic analysis of pattern formation and organ morphogenesis… Expand
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Specialised subapical junctions play a critical role in maintaining epithelial cell polarity and tissue integrity, and provide a… Expand
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Review
1998
Review
1998
The tight junction creates a regulated barrier in the paracellular pathway and, together with the actin-rich adherens junction… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
The cadherin/catenin complex plays important roles in cell adhesion, signal transduction, as well as the initiation and… Expand
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