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

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2742079

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

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12126230

Gap junctions are plasma membrane spatial microdomains constructed of assemblies of channel proteins called connexins in vertebrates and innexins in ...

www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0022202X15331821

Gap junctions allow the exchange of ions, second messengers, and small metabolites between adjacent cells and are formed by two unrelated protein families, ...

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Gap junctions are a type of cell junction in which adjacent cells are connected through protein channels. These channels connect the cytoplasm of each cell and ...

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Gap junctions are expressed in virtually all tissues and cells, but most notably in cell types that are involved in direct electrical communication, such as neurons ...

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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  ...

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Gap junction channels are unique. No other channel in vertebrates provides an enclosed conduit for direct diffusional exchange of ions and small molecules ...