gja9
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  • Official Full Name
  • gap junction protein, alpha 9, 59kDa
  • Background
  • Connexins, such as GJA9, are involved in the formation of gap junctions, intercellular conduits that directly connect the cytoplasms of contacting cells. Each gap junction channel is formed by docking of 2 hemichannels, each of which contains 6 connexin subunits (Sohl et al., 2003 (PubMed 12881038)).
  • Synonyms
  • GJA9; gap junction protein, alpha 9, 59kDa; gap junction protein, alpha 10, 59kDa , GJA10; gap junction alpha-9 protein; connexin 59; CX58; CX59; connexin-58; gap junction alpha 10; GJA10; MGC50985