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connexin 26

Known as: beta2 Connexin, Connexin, beta2, Connexin 26 [Chemical/Ingredient] 
A gap junction protein encoded by the Gap Junction Beta 2 or GJB2 gene. In the cochlea and epidermis, its hexamers form channels between cells that… Expand
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Review
2014
Review
2014
GJ (gap junction) channels mediate direct intercellular communication and play an important role in many physiological processes… Expand
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2013
2013
Homeostatic regulation of the partial pressure of CO2 (PCO2) is vital for life. Sensing of pH has been proposed as a sufficient… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The study of ion channels has relied heavily on the use of pharmacological blocking agents. However, many of these agents have… Expand
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2008
2008
The cytoplasmic N-termini of connexins have been implicated in protein trafficking, oligomerization and channel gating. To… Expand
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Review
2006
Review
2006
Cxs (connexins), the protein subunits forming gap junction intercellular communication channels, are transported to the plasma… Expand
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Connexin hemichannels, that is, half gap junction channels (not connecting cells), have been implicated in the release of various… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Although fast and slow gating mechanisms have been described in gap junctions (GJs), their relative contributions to dependence… Expand
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
A previously unrecognized passive transport for pyridine dinucleotides has been described recently in the plasmamembrane of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Several different gap junction channel subunit isotypes, known as connexins, were synthesized in a cell-free translation system… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
In a previous paper (Lee et al., 1992), it was shown that normal human mammary epithelial cells (NMEC) express two connexin genes… Expand
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