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Connexin 26 MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Connexin 26
Tree Number(s)
D12.776.543.585.250.100
Unique ID
D000072259
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D000072259
Scope Note
A gap junction protein encoded by the Gap Junction Beta 2 or GJB2 gene. In the cochlea and epidermis, its hexamers form channels between cells that open to allow cell-to-cell diffusion of small molecules as well as recycling of potassium. Mutations in Connexin 26 are associated with congenital SENSORINEURAL HEARING LOSS.
Entry Term(s)
Connexin Cx26
Connexin beta-2
Gap Junction beta-2 protein
beta2 Connexin
Registry Number
127120-53-0
Public MeSH Note
2017; CONNEXIN 26 was indexed under CONNEXINS 1993-2016
History Note
2017 (1993)
Date Established
2017/01/01
Date of Entry
2016/07/08
Revision Date
2016/07/05
Connexin 26 Preferred
Gap Junction beta-2 protein Narrower
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