TABLE 1.

Characterization of claudins examined in this study

ClaudinTransfectantaSoluble proteinb
Claudin-2--
Claudin-2/E4++
Claudin-2108-230NDc-
Claudin-2136-230ND-
Claudin-2S149N++
Claudin-4++
Claudin-4/E2--
Claudin-4108-209ND+
Claudin-4136-209ND+
Claudin-4N149S--
Claudin-4N149D--
Claudin-1D150N++
  • a +, CPE sensitive; −, no CPE sensitivity.

  • b +, Inhibition of CPE action due to preincubation binding of CPE to the soluble claudin; −, no inhibition of CPE action.

  • c ND, not determined.