GJC3 - Gap junction gamma-3 protein - human protein (Function)
 
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GJC3 »  Gap junction gamma-3 protein
 
Protein also known as:  Gap junction epsilon-1 protein.
Gene name:  GJC3
Family name: Connexin » Gamma-type
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at transcript level
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Overview 
One gap junction consists of a cluster of closely packed pairs of transmembrane channels, the connexons, through which materials of low MW diffuse from one cell to a neighboring cell (By similarity).  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
According to TCDB this is a transporter from family:
the gap junction-forming connexin (connexin) family  1.A.24.1.7  
GO molecular function 
Protein homodimerization activitydefinition[GO:0042803] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
GO biological process 
Cell communicationdefinition[GO:0007154] silver  
  • IEAInterPro 2 GO
Myelinationdefinition[GO:0042552] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
Sensory perception of sounddefinition[GO:0007605] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
 

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Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

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GeneWiki: GJC3
GenomeRNAi: 349149
PRO: PR:Q8NFK1
Chemistry
GuidetoPHARMACOLOGY: 718