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Connexin 43

"Connexin 43" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A 43-kDa peptide which is a member of the connexin family of gap junction proteins. Connexin 43 is a product of a gene in the alpha class of connexin genes (the alpha-1 gene). It was first isolated from mammalian heart, but is widespread in the body including the brain.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Connexin 43" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Connexin 43" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 163 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 14 publications in 2011
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Funded by the NIH National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences through its Clinical and Translational Science Awards Program, grant number UL1TR002541.