What is the main function of desmosome


Asked by spongebobkelvina | 4th Apr, 2022, 08:21: AM

Expert Answer:

Desmosomes are known for their adhesive properties.

Functions of desmosomes:

1. Resisting mechanical stress

2. Providing stability and integrity to the tissue structure by providing sites of attachment for cytoskeleton intermediate filaments

3. Mediating cell signalling pathways

4. Roles in tissue morphogenesis, development and differentiation

Answered by Sheetal Kolte | 4th Apr, 2022, 04:05: PM