cell junction

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cell junction

[′sel ¦jəŋk·shen]
(cell and molecular biology)
A specialized site on a cell at which it is attached to another cell or to the extracellular matrix.
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Of particular interest to cell and molecular biologists, cancer researchers, oncologists, biochemists, and researches in pharmaceuticals, these 14 comprehensive articles provide significant insights into cell-matrix junctions, cell-cell junctions and the cross-talk between cell-matrix and cell-cell adhesion.
This long-awaited, first comprehensive book on this topic of fundamental importance in our understanding of cancer begins with an overview of cellular junctions, before covering cell-matrix junctions, cell-cell junctions and cell-matrix and cell-cell adhesion in separate sections.