Role of connexin/pannexin containing channels in infectious diseases.

@article{Eugenin2014RoleOC,
  title={Role of connexin/pannexin containing channels in infectious diseases.},
  author={Eliseo Eugenin},
  journal={FEBS letters},
  year={2014},
  volume={588 8},
  pages={1389-95}
}
In recent years it has become evident that gap junctions and hemichannels, in concert with extracellular ATP and purinergic receptors, play key roles in several physiological processes and pathological conditions. However, only recently has their importance in infectious diseases been explored, likely because early reports indicated that connexin containing… CONTINUE READING