Cell-cell interactions in the endocrine pancreas.
Düsseldorf, Germany. In Diabetes Obes Metab, 2009
This review discusses how islet hormones, secreted molecules and ions influence the endocrine cells and how cell adhesion molecules such as neural cell adhesion molecule, cadherins, connexin-36, Eph receptors and ephrin ligands, as well as extracellular matrix proteins, modulate pancreatic islet function.
Electrical synapses--gap junctions in the brain.
Bochum, Germany. In Results Probl Cell Differ, 2005
With the cloning of connexin36 (Cx36), a connexin protein with predominantly neuronal expression, the biochemical correlate of electrotonic transmission between neurons was identified.