Gap Junctions

Known as: macula communicans, Low-resistance Junction, Communicating cell junction 
A cell-cell junction that is composed of an array of small channels that permit small molecules to pass from one cell to another. At gap junctions… (More)
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Review
2009
Review
2009
Gap junctions are aggregates of intercellular channels that permit direct cell-cell transfer of ions and small molecules… (More)
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Review
2008
Review
2008
Gap junctions form the cell-to-cell pathways for propagation of the precisely orchestrated patterns of current flow that govern… (More)
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Review
2005
Review
2005
Gap junctions are channel-forming structures in contacting plasma membranes that allow direct metabolic and electrical… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Major histocompatibility complex (MHC) class I molecules present peptides that are derived from endogenous proteins. These… (More)
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Review
2004
Review
2004
Gap junctions (Gj) form conduits between adjacent cells that are composed of connexin (Cx) protein subunits and allow direct… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Networks of GABAergic interneurons are implicated in synchronizing cortical activity at gamma frequencies (30–70 Hz). Here we… (More)
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Review
2000
Review
2000
Connexins, the protein molecules forming gap junction channels, are reduced in number or redistributed from intercalated disks to… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
DNAs coding for seven murine connexins (Cx) (Cx26, Cx31, Cx32, Cx37, Cx40, Cx43, and Cx45) are functionally expressed in human… (More)
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
Northern blot analysis of rat heart mRNA probed with a cDNA coding for the principal polypeptide of rat liver gap junctions… (More)
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Highly Cited
1972
Highly Cited
1972
The fine structure and distribution of tight (zonula occludens) and gap junctions in epithelia of the rat pancreas, liver… (More)
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