Macula Adherens

Some articles on adherens, macula adherens:

Intercalated Disc
... mention three types of cardiomyocyte adhering junctions within an intercalated disc — fascia adherens, macula adherens and gap junctions ... Fascia adherens are anchoring sites for actin, and connect to the closest sarcomere ... Macula adherens stop separation during contraction by binding intermediate filaments, joining the cells together ...