gap junction assembly Gene Set

Dataset GO Biological Process Annotations
Category structural or functional annotations
Type biological process
Description Assembly of gap junctions, which are found in most animal tissues, and serve as direct connections between the cytoplasms of adjacent cells. They provide open channels through the plasma membrane, allowing ions and small molecules (less than approximately a thousand daltons) to diffuse freely between neighboring cells, but preventing the passage of proteins and nucleic acids. (Gene Ontology, GO_0016264)
External Link http://amigo.geneontology.org/amigo/term/GO:0016264
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8 genes participating in the gap junction assembly biological process from the curated GO Biological Process Annotations dataset.

Symbol Name
CTNNA1 catenin (cadherin-associated protein), alpha 1, 102kDa
GJA1 gap junction protein, alpha 1, 43kDa
GJA5 gap junction protein, alpha 5, 40kDa
GJB1 gap junction protein, beta 1, 32kDa
GJB2 gap junction protein, beta 2, 26kDa
GJC1 gap junction protein, gamma 1, 45kDa
GJD3 gap junction protein, delta 3, 31.9kDa
PKP2 plakophilin 2