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Curr Opin Cell Biol. 1993 Oct;5(5):772-8.

The structure and regulation of tight junctions.

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Department of Internal Medicine, Yale School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510.

Abstract

Tight junctions create a paracellular barrier between both epithelial and endothelial cells. Recent advances have helped define their molecular composition and regulation. Studies in cultured cell lines provide new insights into how assembly and barrier properties may be controlled by signal transduction cascades.

PMID:
8240820
DOI:
10.1016/0955-0674(93)90024-k
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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