Connexin 26


26, Connexin

Connexin Cx26

Connexin beta 2

Connexin beta-2

Connexin, beta2

Cx26, Connexin

Gap Junction beta 2 protein

Gap Junction beta-2 protein

beta-2, Connexin

beta2 Connexin

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.