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Gene: GJA5 (gap junction protein alpha 5) Canis lupus familiaris
Symbol: GJA5
Name: gap junction protein alpha 5
CRRD ID: 12324020
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits connexin binding (ortholog); disordered domain specific binding (ortholog); gap junction channel activity involved in cardiac conduction electrical coupling (ortholog); INVOLVED IN atrial septum development (ortholog); AV node cell to bundle of His cell communication (ortholog); blood vessel development (ortholog); PARTICIPATES IN connexin signaling pathway; ASSOCIATED WITH atrial fibrillation (ortholog); atrial standstill 1 (ortholog); autism spectrum disorder (ortholog); FOUND IN connexin complex; cell projection (ortholog); gap junction (ortholog)
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: connexin 40; Cx40; gap junction alpha-5 protein; gap junction protein, alpha 5, 40kDa (connexin 40)
Homo sapiens (human) : GJA5 (gap junction protein alpha 5)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Gja5 (gap junction protein, alpha 5)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Gja5 (gap junction protein, alpha 5)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Gja5 (gap junction protein alpha 5)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : GJA5 (gap junction protein alpha 5)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Gja5 (gap junction protein alpha 5)
Sus scrofa (pig) : GJA5 (gap junction protein alpha 5)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : GJA5 (gap junction protein alpha 5)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Gja5 (gap junction protein alpha 5)
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Latest Assembly: CanFam3.1 - Dog CanFam3.1 Assembly
Dog AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
CanFam3.1 Ensembl1758,289,327 - 58,305,315 (-)EnsemblCanFam3.1canFam3CanFam3.1
CanFam3.11758,289,327 - 58,305,315 (-)NCBICanFam3.1CanFam3.1canFam3CanFam3.1
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CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 12324020
Created: 2017-01-24
Species: Canis lupus familiaris
Last Modified: 2020-09-29
Status: ACTIVE


RGD is funded by grant HL64541 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute on behalf of the NIH.