GJA3

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GJA3

A gene on chromosome 13q12.11 that encodes an alpha chain of the gap junction protein family or connexins, which is a component of lens fibre gap junctions. 

Molecular pathology
GJA3 mutations are linked to zonular pulverulent cataract type 3.
References in periodicals archive ?
Mutations in the gene encoding gap junction protein alpha 12 (connexin 46.6) causes Pelizaeus-Merzbacher- like disease.