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Details for tight junction
tight junction
Gene ontology ID
GO:0070160
Definition
A cell-cell junction that seals cells together in an epithelium in a way that prevents even small molecules from leaking from one side of the sheet to the other
Synonyms
1. occluding cell junction
2. occluding junction
References
1. ISBN 0815332181
2. Wikipedia: Tight junction
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