Contact: Reiner Wimmer
University of Vienna
Caption: This image shows nascent cell-cell contacts between endothelial cells. The transmembrane protein VE-Cadherin (green) mediates the formation of cellular junctions and is connected to the intracellular actin cytoskleton (red). The nucleus is stained in blue.
Credit: Reiner Wimmer
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