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Tight Junction cartoon

  • Discovered by M.G. Farquhar and G.E. Palade in 1963
  • zonula occludens
  • Fusion of 2 plasma membranes acts as a “seal”
  • Epithelia lining
  • digestive system gut, ducts, cavities of glands, liver, pancreas capillary walls urinary bladder


Adhesion EM Images: GIT epithelia EM1 | GIT epithelia EM2 | GIT epithelia EM3 | Desmosome EM
Adhesion Cartoons: Tight junction | Adherens Junction | Desmosome | Gap Junction

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current13:11, 3 March 2012Thumbnail for version as of 13:11, 3 March 2012800 × 1,000 (121 KB)Z8600021 (talk | contribs)==Tight Junction cartoon== * Discovered by M.G. Farquhar and G.E. Palade in 1963 * zonula occludens * Fusion of 2 plasma membranes acts as a “seal” * Epithelia lining * digestive system gut, ducts, cavities of glands, liver, pancreas capillary walls