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RGD ID: 628890
Species: Rattus norvegicus
RGD Object: Gene
Symbol: Gja8
Name: gap junction protein, alpha 8
Acc ID: GO:0005922
Term: connexin complex
Definition: An assembly of six molecules of connexin, made in the Golgi apparatus and subsequently transported to the plasma membrane, where docking of two connexons on apposed plasma membranes across the extracellular space forms a gap junction.
Definition Source(s): PMID:11146276
Note: Use of the qualifier "multiple interactions" designates that the annotated interaction is comprised of a complex set of reactions and/or regulatory events, possibly involving additional chemicals and/or gene products.
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