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"Connexins" 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 group of homologous proteins which form the intermembrane channels of GAP JUNCTIONS. The connexins are the products of an identified gene family which has both highly conserved and highly divergent regions. The variety contributes to the wide range of functional properties of gap junctions.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Connexins" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Connexins" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 249 publications over 31 distinct years, with a maximum of 16 publications in 1994 and 1995
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