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Cell Bio Midterm 3

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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  


   






 
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