Chapter 8. Armadillo Repeat Proteins at Epithelial Adherens Junctions

  1. Prof. Dr. Susan E. LaFlamme2 and
  2. Prof. Andrew P. Kowalczyk3
  1. Laura J. Lewis-Tuffin and
  2. Panos Z. Anastasiadis

Published Online: 11 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527622092.ch8

Cell Junctions: Adhesion, Development, and Disease

Cell Junctions: Adhesion, Development, and Disease

How to Cite

Lewis-Tuffin, L. J. and Anastasiadis, P. Z. (2008) Armadillo Repeat Proteins at Epithelial Adherens Junctions, in Cell Junctions: Adhesion, Development, and Disease (eds S. E. LaFlamme and A. P. Kowalczyk), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527622092.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Albany Medical College, Center for Cell Biology and Cancer Research, 47 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208, USA

  2. 3

    Emory University School of Medicine, Departments of Cell Biology and Dermatology, 615 Michael Street, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA

Author Information

  1. Mayo Clinic, Department of Cancer Biology, 4500 San Pablo Road, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 26 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527318827

Online ISBN: 9783527622092

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Keywords:

  • cell junctions;
  • armadillo repeat proteins;
  • epithelial adherence junctions;
  • β-catenin;
  • plakoglobin;
  • p120-catenin;
  • adherence junctions (AJs);
  • cancer

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • β-Catenin

  • Plakoglobin

  • p120-Catenin

  • The Role of Armadillo Repeat Proteins and AJs in Cancer

  • Conclusions

  • References