GJA1

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GJA1

A gene on chromosome 6q21-q23.2 that encodes an alpha chain of the gap junction protein family, or connexins.

Molecular pathology
GJA1 mutations are associated with oculodentodigital dysplasia and cardiac malformations.
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Contact: Jennifer Bartko, ODOD, phone 614-466-4133, website http://www.
Contact: Bill Teets, ODOD, phone 614-466-2382, e-mail bteets@odod.
The Edison Program, Organized by ODOD, is an initiative that effectively brings together technology providers and users to create commercial opportunities.
ODOD oversees a full portfolio of programs including: business attraction and retention, small business growth, technology commercialization, export promotion, travel promotion, energy efficiency, affordable housing, community infrastructure, downtown revitalization and brownfield clean-up.
Each year, the Ohio Department of Development selects the best and brightest new companies involved in cutting-edge technology initiatives to receive the Emerging Technology Award," said ODOD Director Bruce Johnson.
The ODOD awards initiative was designed to bring together technology providers and users to create commercial opportunities through Ohio's Thomas Edison Program.
Ohio has a long history of technology innovation, so as the new economy grows, we must take action to retain our reputation as a hotbed of innovation," says ODOD interim director Joe Robertson.