zonula


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Related to zonula: Zonula occludens, Zonula adherens

zonula

(ˈzəʊnjʊlə)
n
(Anatomy) a variant of zonule
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Noun1.zonula - small beltlike zone
zona, zone - (anatomy) any encircling or beltlike structure
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GLP-2 could recover and maintain the integrity of the intestinal mucosa epithelium barrier by increasing the expressions of zonula occludens-1 (ZO-1), claudin-1 and occludin in obstructive jaundice rats (Chen et al.
The 1038 bp open reading frame (ORF) encoding 346 amino acid protein was discovered in UPEC strain Z42 isolated from a prostatitis patient when searching for homologues of zonula occludens toxin among UPEC strains.
2009), increased expression of the proinflammatory cytokine tumor necrosis factor-[alpha] (TNF [alpha]) in Kupffer cells (Bala et al 2011), and reduced expression of a protein called zonula occludens 1 (ZO1), which helps ensure the tight connection between intestinal epithelial cells (Tang et al.
PB2, polymerase basic 2 gene; NP, nucleoprotein; PB1, PB 1 gene; PB1-F2, alternate open reading frame near the 5' end of the PB1 gene; PA, polymerase acidic gene; Del, deletion; NA, neuraminidase; M, matrix gene; RNP, ribonucleoprotein; NS, nonstructural gene;PDZ, postsynaptic density protein, Drosophila disk large tumor suppressor, and zonula occludens-1 protein; HPAI, highly pathogenic avian influenza ;ESEV, H5N1 PDZ-binding motif amino acid consensus sequence.
Zonula occludens-1, occludin, and E-cadherin protein expression in biliary tract cancers.
cholerae strains isolated from the environment have rarely been virulent in terms of carrying known human virulence genes such as ctx; cholera toxin, tcp; toxin-coregulated pili, and zot; zonula occludens toxin (Bauer et al.