Effect of Antipeptide Antibodies Directed against Three Domains of Connexin43 on the Gap Junctional Permeability of Cultured Heart Cells

@article{Bastide1996EffectOA,
  title={Effect of Antipeptide Antibodies Directed against Three Domains of Connexin43 on the Gap Junctional Permeability of Cultured Heart Cells},
  author={Bruno Bastide and Th{\'e}r{\`e}se Jarry-Guichard and Jean Paul Briand and Jean D{\'e}l{\`e}ze and Daniel B. Gros},
  journal={The Journal of Membrane Biology},
  year={1996},
  volume={150},
  pages={243-253}
}
Abstract. Cell-to-cell communication can be blocked by intracellular injections of antibodies raised against gap junction proteins, but the mechanism of channel obstruction is unknown. Binding to connexins could lead to a conformational change, interfere with regulatory domains or cause a steric hindrance. To address these questions, the effects on cell-to-cell communication of affinity purified polyclonal antibodies raised against peptides reproducing the intracellular sequences 5–17, 314–322… 

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