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Connexins

Known as: Gap Junction Channel Proteins, Connexins [Chemical/Ingredient], Gap Junction Proteins 
A group of homologous proteins which form the intermembrane channels of GAP JUNCTIONS. The connexins are the products of an identified gene family… 
National Institutes of Health

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Review
2006
Review
2006
  • D. Laird
  • Biochemical Journal
  • 2006
  • Corpus ID: 32130094
Evaluation of the human genome suggests that all members of the connexin family of gap-junction proteins have now been… 
Review
2003
Review
2003
Members of the connexin gene family are integral membrane proteins that form hexamers called connexons. Most cells express two or… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
All coelenterate fluorescent proteins cloned to date display some form of quaternary structure, including the weak tendency of… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Recombinant proteins containing tetracysteine tags can be successively labeled in living cells with different colors of… 
Review
2002
Review
2002
Abstract Gap junctions are clustered channels between contacting cells through which direct intercellular communication via… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
Forced expression of gap junction proteins, connexins, enables gap junction-deficient cell lines to propagate intercellular… 
Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
The signals regulating ovarian follicle development and the mechanisms by which they are communicated are largely undefined1. At… 
Review
1996
Review
1996
Adjacent cells share ions, second messengers and small metabolites through intercellular channels which are present in gap… 
Review
1996
Review
1996
Cells in tissues share ions, second messengers, and small metabolites through clusters of intercellular channels called gap… 
Review
1996