Expression and function of connexin 43 in human gingival wound healing and fibroblasts.

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Rana Tarzemany ; Guoqiao Jiang ; Hannu Larjava ; Lari Häkkinen
  • Publisher: Public Library of Science (PLoS)
  • Journal: PLoS ONE, volume 10, issue 1 (issn: 1932-6203, eissn: 1932-6203)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0115524, pmc: PMC4293150
  • Subject: Q | R | Research Article | Science | Medicine
    mesheuropmc: integumentary system

Connexins (C×s) are a family of transmembrane proteins that form hemichannels and gap junctions (GJs) on the cell membranes, and transfer small signaling molecules between the cytoplasm and extracellular space and between connecting cells, respectively. Among C×s, suppr... View more
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