Junctions Found Between Animal Cells

Junctions Found Between Animal Cells - 3. gap...

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Junctions Found Between Animal Cells   1. tight junctions - bind cells tightly together to form a barrier, such as is found in the  digestive tract   2. desmosome (anchoring junctions) - rivet adjacent cells together, substances can still  flow between adjacent cells  
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Unformatted text preview: 3. gap (communicating junctions) - allow water and other molecules to flow through adjacent cells * In plant cells, plasmodesmata function in a similar manner to gap junctions in animals, allowing water and other substances to pass from cell to cell....
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