GJB2 gene

Known as: CX26, GAP JUNCTION PROTEIN, BETA-2, gap junction protein beta 2 
This gene plays a role in gap junction function.
National Institutes of Health

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1989-2017
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2005
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2005
Hearing impairment (HI) affects 1 in 650 newborns, which makes it the most common congenital sensory impairment. Despite… (More)
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2005
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2005
H earing impairment is a common and highly heterogeneous sensory disorder. Genetic causes are thought to be responsible for more… (More)
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2004
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2004
INTRODUCTION Mutations in GJB2 are the most common cause of non-syndromic autosomal recessive hearing impairment, ranging from… (More)
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2000
Highly Cited
2000
The gene responsible for DNFB1 and DFNA3, connexin 26 (GJB2), was recently identified and more than 20 disease causing mutations… (More)
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2000
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2000
Mutations in the connexin 26 gene (GJB2), which encodes a gap-junction protein and is expressed in the inner ear, have been shown… (More)
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1999
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1999
CONTEXT Mutations in the GJB2 gene are the most common known cause of inherited congenital severe-to-profound deafness. The… (More)
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1999
Highly Cited
1999
Mutations in the GJB2 gene have been identified in many patients with childhood deafness, 35delG being the most common mutation… (More)
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1998
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1998
BACKGROUND Mutations in the GJB2 gene cause one form of nonsyndromic recessive deafness. Among Mediterranean Europeans, more than… (More)
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
Mutations in the connexin 26 (Cx26) gene (GJB2) are associated with the type of autosomal recessive nonsyndromic neurosensory… (More)
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1997
Highly Cited
1997
Severe deafness or hearing impairment is the most prevalent inherited sensory disorder, affecting about I in 1,000 children1… (More)
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