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Cell Polarity

Orientation of intracellular structures especially with respect to the apical and basolateral domains of the plasma membrane. Polarized cells must direct proteins from the Golgi apparatus to the appropriate domain since tight junctions prevent proteins from diffusing between the two domains.

Year introduced: 1992

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Tree Number(s): G04.250

MeSH Unique ID: D016764

Entry Terms:

  • Cell Polarities
  • Polarities, Cell
  • Polarity, Cell

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