CLDN3(redirected from CPE-R 2)
CLDN3A gene on chromosome 7q11.23 that encodes claudin-3, an integral membrane protein of the claudin family, the members of which form part of the tight junction strands providing a continuous seal around cells and serving as a physical barrier to prevent solutes and water from passing freely into the interstitial space.
Claudin-3 has a low-affinity receptor for Clostridium perfringens enterotoxin.
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