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Brañes O, María C.; Sáez R, Alejandra; Villalón B, Manuel J; Sáez C, Juan C;
  • Publisher: Sociedad Chilena de Obstetricia y Ginecología
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.4067/S0717-75262004000100013
  • Subject: conexinas | útero | Intercellular channels | oviduct | ovary | uterus | ovario | Canales intercelulares | connexins | oviducto

En el aparato reproductor femenino se expresan diferentes conexinas (Cxs), proteínas que forman canales de uniones en hendidura (CUH) entre células en contacto, permitiendo la coordinación de respuestas metabólicas y/o eléctricas de grupos celulares. Los CUH jugarían un... View more
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