Table 19-2Anchoring Junctions

JUNCTIONTRANSMEMBRANE ADHESION PROTEINEXTRACELLULAR LIGANDINTRACELLULAR CYTOSKELETAL ATTACHMENTINTRACELLULAR ANCHOR PROTEINS
Cell-Cell
Adherens junctioncadherin (E-cadherin)cadherin in neighboring cellactin filamentsα- and β-catenins, vinculin, α-actinin, plakoglobin (γ-catenin)
Desmosomecadherin (desmoglein, desmocollin)desmogleins and desmocollins in neighboring cellintermediate filamentsdesmoplakins, plakoglobin (γ-catenin)
Cell-Matrix
Focal adhesionintegrinextracellular matrix proteinsactin filamentstalin, vinculin, α-actinin, filamin
Hemidesmosomeintegrin α6β4, BP180extracellular matrix proteinsintermediate filamentsplectin, BP230

From: Cell Junctions

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