"Tight Junctions" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Cell-cell junctions that seal adjacent epithelial cells together, preventing the passage of most dissolved molecules from one side of the epithelial sheet to the other. (Alberts et al., Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2nd ed, p22)
- Tight Junctions
- Junction, Tight
- Junctions, Tight
- Tight Junction
- Zonula Occludens
- Occluden, Zonula
- Occludens, Zonula
- Zonula Occluden
- Occluding Junctions
- Junction, Occluding
- Junctions, Occluding
- Occluding Junction
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