From The School of Biomedical Sciences Wiki
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.
- ↑ Alberts et al. Molecular Biology of The Cell, 6th edition, New York, Garland sciences Taylor and; Francis Group. 2015