Hemi-desmosomes

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Hemi-desmosomes are intracellular junctions that are located between the cell and the extracellular matrix. They adhere the cell to the basel lamina via intermediate filaments and the proteins which allow them to form the connections are called integrins[1].

References

  1. TheHistologyGuide. Epithelium: Cell Junctions. 2003. [cited 15/11/18]; Available from: https://www.histology.leeds.ac.uk/credits.php
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