Connexin 40 | definition of connexin 40 by Medical dictionary
GJA5 (redirected from connexin 40)
GJA5 A gene on chromosome 1q21.1 that encodes an alpha chain of the gap junction protein family or connexins.
GJA5 mutations have been associated with atrial fibrillation.
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References in periodicals archive
Feihl, "Acute inflammation decreases the expression of connexin 40
in mouse lung," Shock, vol.
Colocalization of connexin 43 and connexin 45 but absence of connexin 40
in granulosa cell gap junctions of rat ovary.
Incompatibility of connexin 40
and 43 hemichannels in gap junctions between mammalian cells is determined by intracellular domains.