GJB2

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GJB2

Notation for a gene for DFNA3 and the gene for DFNB1.

GJB2

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

Molecular pathology
GJB2 mutations are linked to as many as 50% of pre-lingual recessive deafness, and specifically Bart-Pumphrey syndrome.
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Connexins CX26, CX32, and CX43, that form gap junctions and provide long range cell signaling within epithelia, appear down-regulated as the expression profiles of three malignant odontogenic tumors with those of the three benign ameloblastomas.
Figure 17-4 Enter measured dry matter intake (pounds) if available or click OK to accept the predicted value at CX26.
Figure 19-4 Enter measured DMI (pounds) if available or click OK to accept the predicted value at CX26.
Figure 21-5 Enter measured DMI (pounds) if available or click OK to accept the predicted value at CX26.
Figure 23-5 Enter measured DMI (pounds) if available or click OK to accept the predicted value at CX26.
Figure 27-4 Enter measured dry matter intake per 100 birds (pounds) if available or click OK to accept the predicted value at CX26.