cell adhesion
See adhesins, cadherins, cell adhesion molecules (CAMs), contact sites A, DLVO theory, integrins, sorting out, uvomorulin and various specialized junctions (adherens junctions, desmosomes, focal adhesions, gap junction and zonula occludens).

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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