File(s) not publicly available
Evolution of gap junctions: the missing link?
journal contributionposted on 2023-06-07, 22:44 authored by Haris Alexopoulos, Angelika Böttger, Sylvia Fischer, Alice Levin, Alexander Wolf, Toshitaka Fujisawa, Shiho Hayakawa, Takashi Gojobori, Jane A Davies, Charles N David, Jonathan Bacon
No description supplied
Department affiliated with
- Biology and Environmental Science Publications
NotesSurprisingly invertebrates have a different family of gap junction genes (innexins) than vertebrates (connexins). Our results demonstrate that diploblasts evolved innexins for gap-junctional communication, the connexins arose de novo in deuterostomes. Davies was co-supervisor of Alexopoulos.
Full text available