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Symbol GJA9 contributors: mct - updated : 20-01-2009
HGNC name gap junction protein, alpha 9, 59kDa
HGNC id 19155
Location 1p34.3      Physical location : 39.339.738 - 39.347.289
Synonym name
  • connexin 59
  • gap junction protein, alpha 10, 59kDa
  • Synonym symbol(s) CX59, CX58, GJA10, MGC50985
    DNA
    TYPE functioning gene
    STRUCTURE 7.55 kb     2 Exon(s)
    MAPPING cloned Y linked N status provisional
    Map pter - D1S3165 - D1S1388 - GJA9 - D1S1289 - D1S1335 - cen
    RNA
    TRANSCRIPTS type messenger
    identificationnb exonstypebpproduct
    ProteinkDaAAspecific expressionYearPubmed
    2 - 2331 58.7 515 - 2003 12881038
    EXPRESSION
    Type
       expressed in (based on citations)
    organ(s)
    SystemOrgan level 1Organ level 2Organ level 3Organ level 4LevelPubmedSpeciesStageRna symbol
    Cardiovascularheart     Homo sapiens
    tissue
    SystemTissueTissue level 1Tissue level 2LevelPubmedSpeciesStageRna symbol
    Muscularstriatumskeletal   Homo sapiens
    cell lineage
    cell lines
    fluid/secretion
    at STAGE
    PROTEIN
    PHYSICAL PROPERTIES
    STRUCTURE
    motifs/domains
    HOMOLOGY
    Homologene
    FAMILY
  • connexin family
  • alpha-type (group II) subfamily
  • CATEGORY structural protein
    SUBCELLULAR LOCALIZATION     plasma membrane
    basic FUNCTION
  • involved in the formation of gap junctions, intercellular conduits that directly connect the cytoplasms of contacting cells
  • CELLULAR PROCESS
    PHYSIOLOGICAL PROCESS
    PATHWAY
    metabolism
    signaling
    a component
    INTERACTION
    DNA
    RNA
    small molecule
    protein
    cell & other
    REGULATION
    ASSOCIATED DISORDERS
    ANIMAL & CELL MODELS