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by omega-3 fatty acid ethyl-ester supplementation demonstrated in spontaneously diabetic rats," Physiological Research, vol.
induces chemokine release from spinal cord astrocytes to maintain late-phase neuropathic pain in mice," Brain, vol.
Extracellular ADP-ribosyl cyclase activity of CD38 leads to generation of cADPR outside the cells that is believed to enter cells via membrane channels formed by CD38 dimers or connexin-43
channels are a pathway for discharging lactate from glycolytic pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma cells," Oncogene, vol.
Expression of connexin 43 was performed using Connexin-43
Polyclonal Antibody (Proteintech, Manchester, UK), diluted 1: 200.
upregulation in micrometastases and tumor vasculature and its role in tumor cell attachment to pulmonary endothelium.
Importance of Connexin-43
based gap junction in cirrhosis and acuteon-chronic liver failure.
Our recent studies revealed that DEHP adversely affects the synchronicity of a cardiac cell network by disrupting connexin-43
, the main component of cardiac gap junctions (Gillum et al.
Changes in gap junction connexin-43
messenger ribonucleic acid levels associated with rat ovarian follicular development as demonstrated by in situ hybridization.
The increased immunoreactivity for connexin-43
was seen 2 days after mild ischemic injury in the rat hippocampus and striatum (Hossain et al., 1994).
Comments: Protection of connexin-43
in the epidermis was confirmed by the following: monoclonal antibody assay on keratinocyte culture; detection of the expression of messenger RNA specific to connexin-43
(RT-PCR) on a keratinocyte culture and immunolocalization on human skin explants.
Kardami, "The carboxy-tail of connexin-43
localizes to the nucleus and inhibits cell growth," Molecular and Cellular Biochemistry, vol.