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Tight Junctions

"Tight Junctions" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Cell-cell junctions that seal adjacent epithelial cells together, preventing the passage of most dissolved molecules from one side of the epithelial sheet to the other. (Alberts et al., Molecular Biology of the Cell, 2nd ed, p22)

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Tight Junctions" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Tight Junctions" was a major or minor topic of these publication.