GJA8 gene

Known as: GAP JUNCTION PROTEIN, ALPHA-8, CX50, GJA8 
 
National Institutes of Health

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1990-2017
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2007
Highly Cited
2007
PURPOSE To unravel the molecular genetic background in families with congenital cataract in association with microcornea (CCMC… (More)
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2006
2006
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to estimate the importance of mutations in the connexin50 gene (GJA8) as a cause of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Connexins form gap junction channels that provide a hydrophilic path between cell interiors. Some connexins, particularly the… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Connexin genes encode intercellular channels that help to coordinate development. In mice, the targeted deletion of different… (More)
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2002
2002
Lens fiber connexins, cx50 and cx46 (alpha3 and alpha8), belong to a small subset of connexins that can form functional… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
We demonstrate that the antimalarial drug quinine specifically reduces currents through gap junctions formed by some connexins… (More)
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Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
CZP1, a locus for autosomal dominant "zonular pulverulent" cataract, previously had been linked with the Duffy blood-group… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
One consequence of the diversity in gap junction structural proteins is that cells expressing different connexins may come into… (More)
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Gap junctions are collections of intercellular channels composed of structural proteins called connexins (Cx). We have examined… (More)
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The crystalline lens is an attractive system to study the biology of intercellular communication; however, the identity of the… (More)
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