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apical plasma membrane


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The cell membrane on the surface of transporting epithelial cells that is furthest from the basal lamina. The apical plasma membrane is isolated from the basolateral membrane by the zonula occludens which prevents lateral diffusion of membrane proteins from one area to the other.


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