This antibody is predicted to react with equine, mouse and rat based on sequence homology.
Intact IgG appears on a non-reducing gel as ~150 kDa band and upon reduction generating a ~25 kDa light chain band and a ~50 kDa heavy chain.
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Connexin 40 (Cx40), belongs to the connexin family of gap junction proteins, which are expressed in pancreas, kidney, skeletal muscle, liver, placenta and heart. Connexin 40 is highly expressed in vascular endothelial cells, and the mammalian heart (specifically in the atrial myocardium, and the His-Purkinje conduction system). At least three other connexins are expressed in the heart, including Cx37 (endocardium), Cx43 (atrial and ventricular myocardium, and distal parts of the conduction system) and Cx45 (throughout the heart). Cx40 and Cx43 frequently co-localize in cells of the cardiovascular system and participate in the formation of heterotypic gap junction channels.
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Protein Aliases: ATFB11; connexin 40; Connexin-40; CX40; Gap junction alpha-5 protein; gap junction protein alpha 5 40kDa; GJA5
Gene Aliases: ATFB11; CX40; GJA5
UniProt ID: (Human) P36382
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 2702