"Connexin 43" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A 43-kDa peptide which is a member of the connexin family of gap junction proteins. Connexin 43 is a product of a gene in the alpha class of connexin genes (the alpha-1 gene). It was first isolated from mammalian heart, but is widespread in the body including the brain.
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