Tight Junctions in Simple and Stratified Epithelium

Cara J. Gottardi*, Carien M. Niessen

*Corresponding author for this work

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationCell Junctions
Subtitle of host publicationAdhesion, Development, and Disease
PublisherWiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA
Number of pages17
ISBN (Print)9783527318827
StatePublished - Apr 11 2008


  • Cell junctions
  • Epithelial barrier function
  • Epithelial polarity
  • Regulation
  • Signaling from tight junctions
  • Simple epithelium
  • Stratified epithelium
  • Tight junctions
  • Tight junctions and disease
  • Ultrastructure of tight junctions

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)

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