Gap and Tight Junctions in Liver: Composition, Regulation, and Function

Takashi Kojima, Norimasa Sawada, Hiroshi Yamaguchi, Alfredo G. Fort, David C. Spray

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6 Scopus citations
Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Liver
Subtitle of host publicationBiology and Pathobiology: Fifth Edition
PublisherJohn Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Pages201-220
Number of pages20
ISBN (Print)9780470723135
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 6 2009

Keywords

  • Communication through gap junction channels
  • Function and regulation of tight junctions
  • Gap and tight junctions in liver-composition, regulation, and function
  • Gap junction functions in liver
  • Human liver and tight junction proteins and structures
  • Liver, structure of junctions in liver
  • Molecular components of liver gap junction channels
  • Prominent junctional types in liver-gap- and tight junctions
  • Regulation of coupling between hepatocytes
  • Tight junctions-apically located intercellular junctional complexes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)

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Kojima, T., Sawada, N., Yamaguchi, H., Fort, A. G., & Spray, D. C. (2009). Gap and Tight Junctions in Liver: Composition, Regulation, and Function. In The Liver: Biology and Pathobiology: Fifth Edition (pp. 201-220). John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.. https://doi.org/10.1002/9780470747919.ch14