Immunogen sequence: KRCHECLAAR KAQAMCTGHH PHGTTSSCKQ DDLLSGDLIF LGSDSHPPLL PDRPRDHVKK
Highest antigen sequence identity to the following orthologs: Mouse - 57%, Rat - 57%.
Gap junctions are conduits that allow the direct cell-to-cell passage of small cytoplasmic molecules, including ions, metabolic intermediates, and second messengers, and thereby mediate intercellular metabolic and electrical communication. Gap junction channels consist of connexin protein subunits, which are encoded by a multigene family.
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Protein Aliases: Connexin-31.1; Cx31.1; Gap junction beta-5 protein; gap junction protein, beta 5 (connexin 31.1); gap junction protein, beta 5, 31.1kDa; gap junctional protein cx31.1; GJB5
Gene Aliases: CX31.1; GJB5
UniProt ID: (Human) O95377
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 2709