zonula occludens


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zonula occludens

[¦zōn·yə·lə ə′klüd·ənz]
(cell and molecular biology)
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Supplemental zinc reduced intestinal permeability by enhancing occludin and zonula occludens protein-1 (ZO-1) expression in weaning piglets.
Detection of genes encoding cholera toxin (CT), zonula occludens toxin (ZOT), accessory cholera enterotoxin (ACE) and heat-stable enterotoxin (ST) in Vibrio mimicus clinical strains.
Drawing on the scientific name for tight junctions, the investigators dubbed the bacterial protein zonula occludens toxin, or Zot.
Association between segments of zonula occludens proteins: live-cell FRET and mass spectrometric analysis
Interestingly, there were no disruption of the TJ proteins, including claudin-1, occludin and zonula occludens protein1 (ZO-1) in jejunum and ileum (Horn et al.
We were able to identify a differential expression of occludin (OCLN), several claudins (CLDN 1-4, 7, 8, 12, 17-19, 22, and 23), and zonula occludens (ZO) tight junction proteins (ZO-1, ZO-2, and ZO-3) (Table 1).
2009), increased expression of the proinflammatory cytokine tumor necrosis factor-[alpha] (TNF [alpha]) in Kupffer cells (Bala et al 2011), and reduced expression of a protein called zonula occludens 1 (ZO1), which helps ensure the tight connection between intestinal epithelial cells (Tang et al.