. What do you mean by cell junction

Best Answer

Most epithelial cells, some muscle cells and some nerve cells are tightly joined to form a close functional unit. The points of contact between adjacent plasma membranes are called cell junctions. 

Tight Junction
Adhering or Anchoring Junction
Gap Junction
It forms fluid tight seals between cells which prevents substances from leaking across a tissue.
It performs cementing to keep cells together and is common in tissues subjected to friction and stretching
It provides connection and allows electrical or chemical signals to pass from cell to cell.
Present between the cells of stomach, intestine and urinary bladder.
Outer layer of skin, muscle tissue of the heart.
Present in nervous tissue, muscle of the heart and gastrointestinal tract.


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