Gjd4

Summary

Gene Symbol: Gjd4
Description: gap junction protein, delta 4
Alias: 9430022F06Rik, Cx39, connexin-39, connexin39, gap junction delta-4 protein
Species: mouse

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Structural and functional diversity of connexin genes in the mouse and human genome
    Klaus Willecke
    Institut fur Genetik, Abteilung Molekulargenetik, Universitat Bonn, Germany
    Biol Chem 383:725-37. 2002
  2. ncbi An update on connexin genes and their nomenclature in mouse and man
    Goran Sohl
    Institut fur Genetik, Universitat Bonn, Germany
    Cell Commun Adhes 10:173-80. 2003
  3. ncbi An expression atlas of connexin genes in the mouse
    Annalisa Buniello
    Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine, Via P Castellino 111, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Genomics 83:812-20. 2004
  4. ncbi The novel mouse connexin39 gene is expressed in developing striated muscle fibers
    Julia von Maltzahn
    Institut fur Genetik, Abteilung Molekulargenetik, Universitat Bonn, Römerstr 164, 53117 Bonn, Germany
    J Cell Sci 117:5381-92. 2004
  5. ncbi Spatiotemporal expression of connexin 39 and -43 during myoblast differentiation in cultured cells and in the mouse embryo
    Julia von Maltzahn
    Institut fur Genetik, Abteilung Molekulargenetik, Universitat Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Cell Commun Adhes 13:55-60. 2006
  6. ncbi Cx37 and Cx43 localize to zona pellucida in mouse ovarian follicles
    Alexander M Simon
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, 85724, USA
    Cell Commun Adhes 13:61-77. 2006
  7. doi Connexin39 deficient mice display accelerated myogenesis and regeneration of skeletal muscle
    Julia von Maltzahn
    Institute of Genetics, University of Bonn, D 53117 Bonn, Germany
    Exp Cell Res 317:1169-78. 2011

Research Grants

  1. Gap Junction Mediated Signaling and Vascular Responses
    Alexander M Simon; Fiscal Year: 2010

Scientific Experts

  • Alexander Simon
  • Julia von Maltzahn
  • Klaus Willecke
  • Goran Sohl
  • Volker Wulf
  • Annalisa Buniello
  • Gabi Matern
  • Stefano Volinia
  • Donatella Montanaro
  • Carsten Euwens
  • Paolo Gasparini
  • Valeria Marigo
  • Urban Deutsch
  • Alessandro Romualdi
  • Jürgen Eiberger
  • Joachim Degen
  • Dominik Eckardt
  • Martin Güldenagel

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi Structural and functional diversity of connexin genes in the mouse and human genome
    Klaus Willecke
    Institut fur Genetik, Abteilung Molekulargenetik, Universitat Bonn, Germany
    Biol Chem 383:725-37. 2002
    ..In this review we compare currently identified connexin genes in both the mouse and human genome and discuss the functions of gap junctions deduced from targeted mouse mutants and human genetic disorders...
  2. ncbi An update on connexin genes and their nomenclature in mouse and man
    Goran Sohl
    Institut fur Genetik, Universitat Bonn, Germany
    Cell Commun Adhes 10:173-80. 2003
    ..Furthermore, this short review contains an update on phenotypic correlations between connexin deficient mice and patients bearing mutations in their orthologous connexin genes...
  3. ncbi An expression atlas of connexin genes in the mouse
    Annalisa Buniello
    Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine, Via P Castellino 111, 80131 Naples, Italy
    Genomics 83:812-20. 2004
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  4. ncbi The novel mouse connexin39 gene is expressed in developing striated muscle fibers
    Julia von Maltzahn
    Institut fur Genetik, Abteilung Molekulargenetik, Universitat Bonn, Römerstr 164, 53117 Bonn, Germany
    J Cell Sci 117:5381-92. 2004
    The recently identified mouse connexin39 (mCx39) gene encodes a peptide of 364 amino acids that shows only 61% sequence similarity to its putative human orthologue connexin40.1 (hCx40.1). The coding regions of mCx39 and hCx40...
  5. ncbi Spatiotemporal expression of connexin 39 and -43 during myoblast differentiation in cultured cells and in the mouse embryo
    Julia von Maltzahn
    Institut fur Genetik, Abteilung Molekulargenetik, Universitat Bonn, Bonn, Germany
    Cell Commun Adhes 13:55-60. 2006
    b>Connexin39 (Cx39) and connexin43 (Cx43) are known to be expressed during development of skeletal muscles...
  6. ncbi Cx37 and Cx43 localize to zona pellucida in mouse ovarian follicles
    Alexander M Simon
    Department of Physiology, College of Medicine, University of Arizona, Tucson, 85724, USA
    Cell Commun Adhes 13:61-77. 2006
    ..We suggest that in addition to its role in oocyte-granulosa cell communication, Cx37 could enable a distinct communication pathway between those granulosa cells that are in direct contact with the oocyte...
  7. doi Connexin39 deficient mice display accelerated myogenesis and regeneration of skeletal muscle
    Julia von Maltzahn
    Institute of Genetics, University of Bonn, D 53117 Bonn, Germany
    Exp Cell Res 317:1169-78. 2011
    During muscle development and regeneration of skeletal muscle in mice connexin43 (Cx43) and connexin39 (Cx39) are specifically expressed: Cx43 in satellite cells and myoblasts, whereas Cx39 is exclusively expressed in myogenin-positive ..

Research Grants1

  1. Gap Junction Mediated Signaling and Vascular Responses
    Alexander M Simon; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Finally, these studies could also lead to new approaches to control vasculogenesis and angiogenesis in other clinically important settings, such as anti-angiogenesis treatments designed to fight cancer. ..