Intercellular junction between two simple columnar epithelium of the small intestine. The area near the surface of the left cell (cyan) and right cell (green) is shown. Microvilli are present on the surface of both cells.
Zonula Occludens (tight junctions, red) - closely associated plasma membranes join together forming a virtually impermeable barrier to fluids
Zonula Adherens (yellow) - ribbon-like structures of cadherins that transmit contractile forces