Why Adhesion - o Clinical term “adhesions” bands of...

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Why Adhesion? Adhesion refers to “stickiness” Evolution of multicellular organisms developed specialized cells and tissues Embryonic development also allows differentiation of different cell/tissue types Interaction between cell-cell and cell-extracellular matrix by specific contacts Cell Biology definition different from Clinical term
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Unformatted text preview: o Clinical term “adhesions” bands of scar-like tissue forming between two surfaces inside the body Prokaryotes • Prokaryotes adhesion molecules usually termed "adhesins" • occur on pili (fimbriae), flagellae, or the cell surface • adhesion first step in colonization...
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