Cadherin function: Breaking the barrier

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Abstract

Three desmoglein isoforms collaborate with desmocollins to build the adhesive core of desmosomes. A recent study has shown that altering the ratio of desmoglein isoforms influences epidermal barrier function, suggesting distinct roles for these cadherins that extend beyond adhesion.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)R569-R572
JournalCurrent Biology
Volume11
Issue number14
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 24 2001

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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