11. Endoplasmic Reticulum Junctions

  1. Ivan R. Nabi
  1. Jesse T. Chao and
  2. Christopher J. R. Loewen

Published Online: 31 MAY 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781118015759.ch11

Cellular Domains

Cellular Domains

How to Cite

Chao, J. T. and Loewen, C. J. R. (2011) Endoplasmic Reticulum Junctions, in Cellular Domains (ed I. R. Nabi), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118015759.ch11

Editor Information

  1. Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, Life Sciences Institute, University of British Columbia, British Columbia, Canada

Author Information

  1. Department of Cellular and Physiological Sciences, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 31 MAY 2011
  2. Published Print: 1 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470595442

Online ISBN: 9781118015759



  • endoplasmic reticulum junctions, or ER junctions (ERJs) - nonvesicular exchange of lipids;
  • phosphatidylinositol, and Four-Phosphate Adapter Proteins (FAPPs) - glycosphingolipid synthesis;
  • biochemical activities of proteins in vitro - LTPs roles, in signaling, cell polarity


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Definition

  • Historical Perspective

  • Molecular Composition of Junctions

  • Unresolved Issues

  • Conclusions

  • Abbreviations

  • References