GJB6

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GJB6

Notation for a gene for DFNA3.

GJB6

A gene on chromosome 13q11-q12.1|13q12 that encodes a beta chain of the gap junction protein family or connexions.

Molecular pathology
GJB6 mutations occur in some hereditary forms of deafness and hidrotic ectodermal dysplasia.
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The host team (Rouach) has recently shown that connexin 30 (Cx30), a main gap-junction subunit in astrocytes, regulates excitatory synaptic transmission and is upregulated in mice raised in enriched environments known to enhance learning and memory.