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desmosome assembly

A cellular process that results in the aggregation, arrangement and bonding together of a set of components to form a desmosome. A desmosome is a… Expand
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2018
2018
Desmosomes are adhesive junctions composed of two desmosomal cadherins: desmocollin (Dsc) and desmoglein (Dsg). Previous studies… Expand
2015
2015
Desmosomes provide strong intercellular cohesion essential for the integrity of cells and tissues exposed to continuous… Expand
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2014
Highly Cited
2014
Strong intercellular adhesion is critical for tissues that experience mechanical stress, such as the skin and heart. Desmosomes… Expand
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2014
2014
Desmosomal Armadillo family member Pkp3 is established as a coordinator of desmosome and adherens junction assembly and… Expand
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2014
2014
ABSTRACT Desmosomes are prominent adhesive junctions found in various epithelial tissues. The cytoplasmic domains of desmosomal… Expand
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2010
2010
In epithelial cells, Sec3 associates with Exocyst complexes enriched at desmosomes and centrosomes, distinct from Sec6/8… Expand
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2006
2006
Plakophilins are armadillo repeat-containing proteins, initially identified as desmosomal plaque proteins that have subsequently… Expand
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
Plakophilin 1, a member of the armadillo multigene family, is a protein with dual localization in the nucleus and in desmosomes… Expand
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1995
Highly Cited
1995
Desmosomes are one component of the intercellular junctional complex in epithelia. In cultures of epithelial cells, desmosome… Expand
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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… Expand
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