Gap Junctions

Gap junctions are a specialized intercellular connection between a multitude of animal cell-types.They directly connect the cytoplasm of two cells, which allows various molecules, ions and electrical impulses to directly pass through a regulated gate between cells. Discover the latest research on gap junctions here.

August 9, 2020

Atrial Myocyte NLRP3/CaMKII Nexus Forms a Substrate for Post-Operative Atrial Fibrillation

Circulation Research
Jordi HeijmanDobromir Dobrev
August 3, 2020

Endocrine-disrupting chemicals rapidly affect intercellular signaling in Leydig cells

Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology
Affiefa YawerIva Sovadinová
August 11, 2020
Open Access

Collective invasion induced by an autocrine purinergic loop through connexin-43 hemichannels

The Journal of Cell Biology
Antoine A KhalilPeter Friedl
July 28, 2020
Open Access

Effects of constitutive and acute Connexin 36 deficiency on brain-wide susceptibility to PTZ-induced neuronal hyperactivity

BioRxiv : the Preprint Server for Biology
A. A. BrunalY. Albert Pan
August 12, 2020
Open Access

Conformational changes and channel gating induced by CO2 binding to Connexin26

BioRxiv : the Preprint Server for Biology
D. H. BrothertonAlexander D Cameron
August 8, 2020

The role of connexins and pannexins in orofacial pain

Life Sciences
Qian LiYu-Xia Chu
August 11, 2020
Open Access

Using Multiple-Steps Bioinformatic Analysis to Predict the Potential MicroRNA Targets by Cardiogenic HoxA11

Journal of the Chinese Medical Association : JCMA
Chien-Ying WangMeng-Yin Yang
August 6, 2020
Open Access

Mechanosensitivity Is a Characteristic Feature of Cultured Suburothelial Interstitial Cells of the Human Bladder

International Journal of Molecular Sciences
Jochen NeuhausFrank Peter Berger
August 2, 2020
Open Access

Arrhythmogenic Cardiomyopathy: An In-Depth Look at Molecular Mechanisms and Clinical Correlates

Trends in Cardiovascular Medicine
Sarah CostaFirat Duru
July 31, 2020
Open Access

Novel approaches for glioblastoma treatment: Focus on tumor heterogeneity, treatment resistance, and computational tools

Cancer Reports
Silvana ValdebenitoEliseo A Eugenin
August 4, 2020
Open Access

Characteristics of Hemichannel-Mediated Substrate Transport in Human Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cells under Deprivation of Extracellular Ca2

Biological & Pharmaceutical Bulletin
Souhei MaruyamaKen-Ichi Hosoya
July 30, 2020

Evolutionary origins of chemical synapses

Vitamins and Hormones
Saak V OvsepianNikolai P Vesselkin
August 12, 2020
Open Access

Starburst amacrine cells amplify optogenetic visual restoration through gap junctions in the murine retina

BioRxiv : the Preprint Server for Biology
Y. KatadaToshihide Kurihara
July 29, 2020
Open Access

Cx43 in Neural Progenitors Promotes Glioma Invasion in a 3D Culture System

International Journal of Molecular Sciences
Kanika KhoslaWun Chey Sin
August 7, 2020

Mechanisms of hearing loss and cell death in the cochlea of connexin mutant mice

American Journal of Physiology. Cell Physiology
Bei ChenWenxue Tang
July 30, 2020

Vascular mimicry: Triggers, molecular interactions and in vivo models

Advances in Cancer Research
Stephen L WechmanPaul B Fisher

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