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preventing the mixing of apical and basolateral components
 
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Revision as of 10:41, 17 April 2011

Introduction

Haley

History

Michael

Structure

Michael

Function

Haley

Location

Hadassah

Gap Junctions are located in cardiac muscle and smooth muscle

Comparison with Other Junctions

Hadassah

Comparison of Cell Junctions
Name of Junction Function Location Associated Proteins Diseases Diagram
Tight Junction Form a barrier which holds neighbouring cells together

preventing the mixing of apical and basolateral components

Apical junction of epithelial cells and endothelial cells [1] occludin

claudins

junction adhesion molecules [2]

Adherens Junction
Desmosomes
Septate Junctions
Tunneling Nanotubes
Hemidesmosome
Neuromuscular Junction Invloved in communcation and muscle contraction Smooth and Skeletal muscle fibres Myasthenia Gravis

Botulism

Diseases Associated with Gap Junctions

Liz

Current Research

Liz

Glossary

References

  1. <pubmed> 9454728 </pubmed>
  2. <pubmed> 15151915 </pubmed>


2011 Projects: Synaptic Junctions | Gap Junctions | Tight Junctions | Desmosomes | Adherens Junctions | Neuromuscular Junction