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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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Normally, the gut has a healthy barrier, which includes a mucus layer and a layer of cells that are connected by tight junctions, acting like doorways that allow nutrients from food to be transported out of the gut and into the blood stream.
Caveolin-1 regulates human immunodeficiency virus-1 Tat-induced alterations of tight junction protein expression via modulation of the Ras signaling.
2013) Claudins and the modulation of tight junction permeability.
For example, acetaldehyde destabilizes tight junctions by redistributing proteins (Dunagan et al.
In addition, Li and Neu's experiment showed that Gln could regulate intercellular junction integrity and tight junction proteins through the PI3K/Akt signaling pathway.
Butyrate promotes the recovering of intestinal wound healing through its positive effect on the tight junctions.
ATPase regulates tight junction formation and function during mouse preimplantation development.
Toborek, "PPARa and PPARy attenuate HIV-induced dysregulation of tight junction proteins by modulations of matrix metalloproteinase and proteasome activities," The FASEB Journal, vol.
The tight junction strands are predominantly formed by claudins, a family of four-transmembrane proteins (Fig.
Evaluation of tight junction protein 1 encoding zona occludens 1 as a candidate gene for albuminuria in a Mexican American population.
Highlights include: * The nano-injection molding process results in an industry-leading seamless tight junction connecting a 1.
Hochman, 2012), and recent studies have reported that zonulin may affect the tight junction permeability of the blood-brain barrier (1.
In the study, histologic analyses also showed that improved spongiosis scores in treated patients correlated with increased density of two tight junction proteins, filaggrin (P = .
This finding also suggested that the intestinal absorption of phenylethanoid glycosides was restricted when the epithelial tight junction was tight enough.