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Category:GO:0005243 ! gap junction channel activity

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DAG for GO:0005243id: GO:0005243

name: gap junction channel activity
namespace: molecular_function
alt_id: GO:0015285
alt_id: GO:0015286
def: "A wide pore channel activity that enables a direct cytoplasmic connection from one cell to an adjacent cell. The gap junction can pass large solutes as well as electrical signals between cells. Gap junctions consist of two gap junction hemi-channels, or connexons, one contributed by each membrane through which the gap junction passes." [GOC:dgh, GOC:mtg_transport, ISBN:0815340729]
synonym: "connexin" RELATED []
synonym: "innexin" NARROW []
synonym: "innexin channel activity" EXACT []
synonym: "intercellular channel" BROAD []
is_a: GO:0022829 ! wide pore channel activity

AmiGO <GOterm>GO:0005243</GOterm>
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