Molecular and functional analysis of cadherin-based adherens junctions
Since adherens junctions
are assembled from a large number of proteins, these molecules have to be coordinately activated and spatially regulated.
Blood-testis barrier dynamics are regulated by an engagement/disengagement mechanism between tight and adherens junctions via peripheral adaptors," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 102(33): 11722-11727.
Regulation of Sertoli-germ cell adherens junction dynamics in the testis via the nitric oxide synthase (NOS)/cGMP/protein kinase G (PRKG)/[beta]-catenin (CATNB) signaling pathway: An in vitro and in vivo study," Biology of Reproduction 73(3): 458-471.
Mitogen-activated protein kinases, adherens junction dynamics, and spermatogenesis: A review of recent data," Developmental Biology 286(1): 1-15.
NACHYLINE[R]: NACHYLINE[R] stimulates both the formation of adherens junctions
and keratinocyte differentiation, reinforcing thus the cohesion and the stratification of the epidermis.
Zyxin, axin, and Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome protein are adaptors that link the cadherin/catenin protein complex to the cytoskeleton at adherens junctions in the seminiferous epithelium of the rat testis," Journal of Andrology 25(2): 200-215.
Ectoplasmic specialization, a testis-specific cell-cell actin-based adherens junction type: Is this a potential target for male contraceptive development?
Is the cadherin/catenin complex a functional unit of cell-cell actin-based adherens junctions in the rat testis?
Fer kinase/Fer T and adherens junction dynamics in the testis: An in vitro and in vivo study," Biology of Reproduction 69(2): 656-672.