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Gap junction

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A gap junction may also be called a nexus or macula communicans. When found in nerves it may also be called an electrical synapse. While an ephapse has ...

Gap Junctions - Boundless

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Junctions Between Cells

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Gap junctions are intercellular channels some 1.5–2 nm in diameter. These permit the free passage between the cells of ions and ...

Gap Junctions - NCBI - National Institutes of Health

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Gap junctions are aggregates of intercellular channels that permit direct cell–cell transfer of ions and small molecules. Initially described as low-resistance ion ...

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Gap junction: An organized collections of protein channels in cell membranes that allows ions and small molecules to pass between adjacent cells. The protein  ...

Biology4Kids.com: Cell Structure: Cell Connections

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Gap junctions are one type of cell connection. When two cells are right next to each other, their cell membranes may actually be touching. A gap junction is an ...

Gap junction | Define Gap junction at Dictionary.com

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Gap junction definition, a linkage of two adjacent cells consisting of a system of channels extending across a gap from one cell to the other, allowing the passage  ...

Gap junction | definition of gap junction by Medical dictionary

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a place of meeting or coming together. adj., adj junc´tional. atrioventricular junction in the conduction system of the heart, the junction between the ...

Role of Gap Junctions in Cardiac Conduction and Development

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Gap junctions are membrane channels that mediate the cell-to-cell movement of ions and small metabolites. In the heart, gap junctions play an important role in ...

gap junctions

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Gap junctions. Protienaceous tubes that connect adjacent cells. These tubes allow material to pass from one cell to the next without having to pass through

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gap junction
NOUN [CELL BIOLOGY.]
1.
a linkage of two adjacent cells consisting of a system of channels extending across a gap from one cell to the other, allowing the passage of ions and small molecules.
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