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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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4, a new type of chitosan molecular, has been suggested as promising excipients for absorption enhancement based on tight junctions of GI drug in cases in which additional physicochemical properties in the polymer structure were desirable (Gao et al.
Claudin-based tight junctions are crucial for the mammalian epidermal barrier: a lesson from claudin-1deficient mice.
Tight Junction is an important junctional complex of simple epithelial cells that is located at the most-apical part of the lateral membrane and contains several unique proteins, such as claudins, the transmembrane protein occludin and ZOs.
Using CISH technique showed that intestinal tight junction express mRNA ZO-1 after LPS induced rats getting probiotic LIS 20506 supplementation for 3 days (Figure4).
Butyrate enhances the intestinal barrier by facilitating tight junction assembly via activation of AMP activated protein kinase in Caco-2 cell monolayers.
Caco-2 cell experiments on tight junction integrity in the presence of these preparations demonstrated their ability to open the tight junctions.
However, in order to function normally, it requires not only an intact epithelium with cells joined by tight junctions but also coordinated function of a cooperative network made up of multiple cell types that occupy distinct anatomical positions [10].
Claudins are a group of 20 homologous transmembrane proteins, of which claudin-1 and claudin-2 were identified as the main integral components of tight junctions in epithelial and endothelial cells.
To get inside the lining cells on their way to the rest of the body, CVBs need to attach to a cell-surface receptor that's buried within the tight junction.
TGF-[beta]s: Their role in testicular function and Sertoli cell tight junction dynamics," International Journal of Andrology 26(3): 147-160.
If equilibrium is altered, for example the removal of extracellular calcium ions required for tight junction viability, membrane constituents become disrupted.
Sucampo management believes the type 2 chloride channels also play an important role in the restoration of tight junction complexes and in the recovery of barrier function in the body.
The breakdown of tight junction protein complexes in the lungs (as well as the tight junctions in the gastrointestinal and BBB barriers) contributes to the entry of antigens, xenobiotics, and chemicals into the circulation, resulting in inflammatory responses followed by the formation of autoantibodies that readily cross the compromised BBB.
Furthermore, our study demonstrated that 24 h treatment with LTA-BS enhanced the expression of tight junction proteins, including ZO-1, occludin and claudin-3 in porcine epithelial cells, and protected against 48 h DON exposure (unpublished data).
11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Alba Therapeutics Corporation announced today the positive results of their Phase IIb trial evaluating its investigational product, larazotide acetate, a first-in-class tight junction regulator, intended for the treatment of patients with celiac disease (CeD).