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the act or fact of coming together

a point or position at which two or more things are joined

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Many genes related to cell junctions (Tnfa, Tgf[beta], Actin, Tubulin, E-adherin, Tjpl, Tjp2, Tnfr, Integrin, Epsin, Pvrl, Rho Gtpase, Cadherin, Cldn3, Ras and A2m) diversely altered depending on pesticide doses and exposure times, are listed in Table S2 (http://dx.
The neoplastic cells have impaired and reduced cell junctions, lost or new antigens, shift in ion ratios (Na, K, and Ca), abnormal plasma membrane transport, high aerobic lactate production, and insertion of new proteins in cell membrane.
The connection between these two cellular components--microtubules and cell-cell junctions--occurs via the interaction between the CLASP2 and pi20 catenin proteins, linked to microtubules and cell junctions respectively.
The key factor is the effect that it has on desmosomes, which are specialized cell junctions playing a pivotal role in the attachment of cells to each other.
In addition to increasing the efflux of chloride ions through a protein channel called CFTR, it weakens cell junctions to allow a rapid outflow of counterbalancing sodium ions and water between the cells.
Tumor cells usually contain intermediate filaments, have cell junctions, and may contain glycogen, dense core granules, and neurotubles.
Cdc42 is crucial for the maturation of primordial cell junctions in keratinocytes independent of Racl.
Those with the DNA variant suffer a buildup of glutamate at nerve cell junctions.
INDIAN NEUROSCIENTISTS have discovered details of defects in brain cell junctions that cause the debilitating emotional symptoms of Fragile X Syndrome ( FXS).