TWO INNEXINS OF Spodoptera litura INFLUENCES HEMICHANNEL AND GAP JUNCTION FUNCTIONS IN CELLULAR IMMUNE RESPONSES.

@article{Pang2015TWOIO,
  title={TWO INNEXINS OF Spodoptera litura INFLUENCES HEMICHANNEL AND GAP JUNCTION FUNCTIONS IN CELLULAR IMMUNE RESPONSES.},
  author={Zunyu Pang and Ming Li and Dongshuai Yu and Z. Yan and Xinyi Liu and Xinglai Ji and Yang Yang and Jiansheng Hu and Kaijun Luo},
  journal={Archives of insect biochemistry and physiology},
  year={2015},
  volume={90 1},
  pages={
          43-57
        }
}
Insect cellular immune responses include encapsulation, nodule formation, and phagocytosis. Hemichannels and gap junctions are involved in these cellular actions. Innexins (Inxs: analogous to the vertebrate connexins) form hemichannels and gap junctions, but the molecular mechanisms underlying their biology is still unclear. In this article, we reported a steady-state level of Inxs (SpliInxs) in hemocytes of Spodoptera litura, which formed nonfunctional hemichannels on the cell surface to… 
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