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Cell Junctions

Cell Bio Midterm 3

Tight junctions are a form of cell-____ contact. cell
Adherens junctions are a form of cell-____ contact. cell
Desmosomes are a type of cell-____ contact. cell
Focal adhesions are a type of cell-____ contact. matrix
Hemidesmosomes are a type of cell-____ contact. matrix
Gap junctions are a type of cell-____ contact. cell
What is the function of tight junctions? Occuluding
What is the function of adherens junctions? Anchoring
What is the function of desmosomes? Anchoring
What is the function of focal adhesions? Anchoring
What is the function of hemidesmosomes? Anchoring
What is the function of gap junctions? Communicating
What is a transmembrane adhesion protein for tight junctions? Occludin
What is a transmembrane adhesion protein for adherens junctions? Cadherin
What is a transmembrane adhesion protein for desmosomes? Desmocollin
What is a transmembrane adhesion protein for focal adhesions? Integrin
What is a transmembrane adhesion protein for hemidesmosomes? Integrin
What is a transmembrane adhesion protein for gap junctions? Connexin
What is an extracellular ligand for tight junctions? Occludin
What is an extracellular ligand for adherens junctions? Cadherins
What is an extracellular ligand for desmosomes? Desmocollin
What is an extracellular ligand for focal adhesions? ECM proteins
What is an extracellular ligand for hemidesmosomes? ECM proteins
What is an extracellular ligand for gap junctions? Connexin
What is an intracellular cytoskeletal attachment for tight junctions? Actin
What is an intracellular cytoskeletal attachment for adherens junctions? Actin
What is an intracellular cytoskeletal attachment for desmosomes? Intermediate filaments
What is an intracellular cytoskeletal attachment for focal adhesions? Actin
What is an intracellular cytoskeletal attachment for hemidesmosomes? Intermediate filaments
What is an intracellular cytoskeletal attachment for gap junctions? N/A
What is an intracellular anchor protein for tight junctions? ZO
What is an intracellular anchor protein for adherens junctions? Alpha-catenin
What is an intracellular anchor protein for desmosomes? Desmoplakin
What is an intracellular anchor protein for focal adhesions? FAK
What is an intracellular anchor protein for hemidesmosomes? Plectin
What is an intracellular anchor protein for gap junctions? N/A
Created by: goberoi