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Cell Polarity

"Cell Polarity" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Orientation of intracellular structures especially with respect to the apical and basolateral domains of the plasma membrane. Polarized cells must direct proteins from the Golgi apparatus to the appropriate domain since tight junctions prevent proteins from diffusing between the two domains.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Cell Polarity" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Cell Polarity" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 466 publications over 29 distinct years, with a maximum of 38 publications in 2012
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