Connexins

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Connexins are a small transmembrane protein, which act as subunits of a connexon (with there being 6 subunits in each), which can join with another connexon on another cell to form a gap junction[1].

Reference

  1. Alberts et al. Molecular Biology of The Cell, 6th edition, New York, Garland sciences Taylor and; Francis Group. 2015
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