Gap Junctions - electrical and chemical integration as a...

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Gap Junctions Discovered by J.P. Revel & M.J. Karnovsky in 1967 allowing direct communication between cells (open close membranes 2 - 3 nm apart connexins form hollow 1.5 nm diameter cylinders heart muscle, smooth muscle
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Unformatted text preview: electrical and chemical integration as a single functional unit Also in embryonic development gap junction two hemichannels (connexons) each formed from 6 connexin molecules rapidly turned over...
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