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Tight Junctions MeSH Descriptor Data 2021


MeSH Heading
Tight Junctions
Tree Number(s)
A11.284.149.165.420.820
Unique ID
D019108
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D019108
Scope Note
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)
Entry Term(s)
Occluding Junctions
Zonula Occludens
Previous Indexing
Cell Membrane (1966-1969)
Intercellular Junctions (1970-1995)
Public MeSH Note
96; was see INTERCELLULAR JUNCTIONS 1995
Online Note
use INTERCELLULAR JUNCTIONS to search TIGHT JUNCTIONS 1995
History Note
96; was see INTERCELLULAR JUNCTIONS 1995
Date Established
1996/01/01
Date of Entry
1995/06/05
Revision Date
2003/07/09
Tight Junctions Preferred
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