intercellular intercellular  /ˌɪn tər ˈsɛl jə lər/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) located between cells

Usage(s):

  1. In a vain attempt to re-establish osmotic equilibrium in the cell, water from the intercellular spaces flows into the cell through the membrane, causing the cell to swell up and die.
  2. In turn, the interferon assumes the role of an intercellular messenger; it passes through the cell membrane and moves on to warn surrounding cells of the viral invasion.
  3. In a vain attempt to re-establish osmotic equilibrium in the cell, water from the intercellular spaces flows into the cell through the membrane, causing the cell to swell up and die.

News

  1. Research and Markets: Gap Junctions in Oncology Drug Pipeline Update 2013

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/s9c6kv/gap_junctions_in) has announced the addition of the "Gap Junctions in Oncology Drug Pipeline Update 2013" report to their offering. Gap junctions contain intercellular channels that allow direct communication between the cytosolic compartments of adjacent cells. Each gap junction channel is formed ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  2. Research and Markets: Interfering With Cytokine-Cytokine Receptor Interaction for the Treatment of Cancer Drug ...

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fnz5tt/interfering_with) has announced the addition of the "Interfering With Cytokine-Cytokine Receptor Interaction for the Treatment of Cancer Drug Pipeline Update 2013" report to their offering. Cytokines are soluble extracellular proteins or glycoproteins that are crucial intercellular regulators and ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire

  3. Research and Markets: Adherens Junction Targeting in Oncology Drug Pipeline Update 2013

    DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gmcqcl/adherens_junction) has announced the addition of the "Adherens Junction Targeting in Oncology Drug Pipeline Update 2013" report to their offering. Cell-cell adherens junctions, the most common type of intercellular adhesions, are important for maintaining tissue architecture and cell polarity and ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Business Wire

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