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The cell junctions allowing exchange of cytoplasmic molecules between the 2 cells are called:
Ans. A Gap junctions
- Two types of ‘junctions’ form between the cells that make up tissue; junctions that fasten the cells to one another and to the surrounding tissues, and the junctions that permit transfer of ions and other molecules from one cell to another
- The junctions that tie cells together are known as tight junctions or desmosomes.
- The junctions by whom molecules are transferred are known as gap junctions Q