When poor communication pokes you in the eye
...sorders. The Neuherberg eye researchers gave the name Gjf1 to the gene responsible for the alterations of the Aey12 mutant mice. It is a member of the connexin
family. The genes belonging to this group get the information for the construction of channel proteins, which build the cell to cell connections, Graw...
Gene connected to Multi-System disorder discovered
...rome, has discovered that changes in a gene called connexin
43 are to blame for the disorder.
Researchers...e expressed astonishment at the delay in linking a connexin
gene to the disorder which affects so many body systems as connexin
43 and related genes are present in many tissues d...
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New research helps explain how connexin hemichannels are kept closed
Hemichannels are connexin
channels that can dock with each other to create a gap junction across two plasma membranes. In the June 2009 issue of the Journal of General Physiology ( JGP ), Andrew Harris (University of Medicine and Dentistry, New Jersey) discusses new research that provides insigh...
Gap junction protein vital to successful pregnancy, researchers find
...searchers at the University of Illinois, Emory University, Baylor College of Medicine and New York University, appear in the journal Development .
43 (Cx43) belongs to a family of proteins that form junctions between cells that regulate the flow of ions and small signaling molecules from cell to ...
Potential heart benefit found in stem cells
...itive cardiac troponin-1, a calcium-regulated protein in muscle tissue, and connexin
43, a protein that assists in intracellular interactions The in vitro data...iac gene expression, as well as significant positive cardiac troponin-1 and connexin
43. In this study, approximately half of the stem cells were successfully ...
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Third Wave lands European distribution deal, reports high earnings
... of risk factors in the areas of cardiovascular diseases, blood coagulation and hearing disorders, including Factor V Leiden, Factor II (Prothrombin), connexin
26 and others.
These products are based on Third Waves proprietary Invader platform. Innogenetics may also distribute other new genetics-related te...
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