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Entry version 147 (08 May 2019)
Sequence version 1 (01 Aug 1991)
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Protein

Gap junction beta-2 protein

Gene

Gjb2

Organism
Rattus norvegicus (Rat)
Status
Reviewed-Annotation score:

Annotation score:5 out of 5

<p>The annotation score provides a heuristic measure of the annotation content of a UniProtKB entry or proteome. This score <strong>cannot</strong> be used as a measure of the accuracy of the annotation as we cannot define the ‘correct annotation’ for any given protein.<p><a href='/help/annotation_score' target='_top'>More...</a></p>
-Experimental evidence at protein leveli <p>This indicates the type of evidence that supports the existence of the protein. Note that the ‘protein existence’ evidence does not give information on the accuracy or correctness of the sequence(s) displayed.<p><a href='/help/protein_existence' target='_top'>More...</a></p>

<p>This section provides any useful information about the protein, mostly biological knowledge.<p><a href='/help/function_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Functioni

Structural component of gap junctions. Gap junctions are dodecameric channels that connect the cytoplasm of adjoining cells. They are formed by the docking of two hexameric hemichannels, one from each cell membrane. Small molecules and ions diffuse from one cell to a neighboring cell via the central pore.By similarity

Sites

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/function_section">Function</a> section indicates at which position the protein binds a given metal ion. The nature of the metal is indicated in the ‘Description’ field.<p><a href='/help/metal' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Metal bindingi42Calcium; shared with neighboring subunitBy similarity1
Metal bindingi45Calcium; via carbonyl oxygenBy similarity1
Metal bindingi47CalciumBy similarity1

<p>The <a href="http://www.geneontology.org/">Gene Ontology (GO)</a> project provides a set of hierarchical controlled vocabulary split into 3 categories:<p><a href='/help/gene_ontology' target='_top'>More...</a></p>GO - Molecular functioni

  • calcium ion binding Source: UniProtKB
  • gap junction channel activity Source: RGD
  • identical protein binding Source: Ensembl

GO - Biological processi

<p>UniProtKB Keywords constitute a <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/keywords">controlled vocabulary</a> with a hierarchical structure. Keywords summarise the content of a UniProtKB entry and facilitate the search for proteins of interest.<p><a href='/help/keywords' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Keywordsi

Biological processHearing
LigandCalcium, Metal-binding

Enzyme and pathway databases

Reactome - a knowledgebase of biological pathways and processes

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Reactomei
R-RNO-190872 Transport of connexons to the plasma membrane

<p>This section provides information about the protein and gene name(s) and synonym(s) and about the organism that is the source of the protein sequence.<p><a href='/help/names_and_taxonomy_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Names & Taxonomyi

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names_and_taxonomy_section">Names and taxonomy</a> section provides an exhaustive list of all names of the protein, from commonly used to obsolete, to allow unambiguous identification of a protein.<p><a href='/help/protein_names' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Protein namesi
Recommended name:
Gap junction beta-2 protein
Alternative name(s):
Connexin-261 Publication
Short name:
Cx261 Publication
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names_and_taxonomy_section">Names and taxonomy</a> section indicates the name(s) of the gene(s) that code for the protein sequence(s) described in the entry. Four distinct tokens exist: ‘Name’, ‘Synonyms’, ‘Ordered locus names’ and ‘ORF names’.<p><a href='/help/gene_name' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Gene namesi
Name:Gjb2
Synonyms:Cxn-26
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names_and_taxonomy_section">Names and taxonomy</a> section provides information on the name(s) of the organism that is the source of the protein sequence.<p><a href='/help/organism-name' target='_top'>More...</a></p>OrganismiRattus norvegicus (Rat)
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names_and_taxonomy_section">Names and taxonomy</a> section shows the unique identifier assigned by the NCBI to the source organism of the protein. This is known as the ‘taxonomic identifier’ or ‘taxid’.<p><a href='/help/taxonomic_identifier' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Taxonomic identifieri10116 [NCBI]
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names_and_taxonomy_section">Names and taxonomy</a> section contains the taxonomic hierarchical classification lineage of the source organism. It lists the nodes as they appear top-down in the taxonomic tree, with the more general grouping listed first.<p><a href='/help/taxonomic_lineage' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Taxonomic lineageiEukaryotaMetazoaChordataCraniataVertebrataEuteleostomiMammaliaEutheriaEuarchontogliresGliresRodentiaMyomorphaMuroideaMuridaeMurinaeRattus
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names_and_taxonomy_section">Names and taxonomy</a> section is present for entries that are part of a <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/proteomes">proteome</a>, i.e. of a set of proteins thought to be expressed by organisms whose genomes have been completely sequenced.<p><a href='/help/proteomes_manual' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Proteomesi
  • UP000002494 <p>A UniProt <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/manual/proteomes_manual">proteome</a> can consist of several components. <br></br>The component name refers to the genomic component encoding a set of proteins.<p><a href='/help/proteome_component' target='_top'>More...</a></p> Componenti: Chromosome 15

Organism-specific databases

Rat genome database

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RGDi
728891 Gjb2

<p>This section provides information on the location and the topology of the mature protein in the cell.<p><a href='/help/subcellular_location_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Subcellular locationi

Extracellular region or secreted Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion Manual annotation Automatic computational assertionGraphics by Christian Stolte & Seán O’Donoghue; Source: COMPARTMENTS

Topology

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/subcellular_location_section">'Subcellular location'</a> section describes the extent of a region that is buried within a membrane, but does not cross it.<p><a href='/help/intramem' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Intramembranei2 – 13By similarityAdd BLAST12
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/subcellular_location_section">'Subcellular location'</a> section describes the subcellular compartment where each non-membrane region of a membrane-spanning protein is found.<p><a href='/help/topo_dom' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Topological domaini14 – 20CytoplasmicCurated7
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/subcellular_location_section">'Subcellular location'</a> section describes the extent of a membrane-spanning region of the protein. It denotes the presence of both alpha-helical transmembrane regions and the membrane spanning regions of beta-barrel transmembrane proteins.<p><a href='/help/transmem' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Transmembranei21 – 40HelicalBy similarityAdd BLAST20
Topological domaini41 – 73ExtracellularCuratedAdd BLAST33
Transmembranei74 – 94HelicalBy similarityAdd BLAST21
Topological domaini95 – 135CytoplasmicCuratedAdd BLAST41
Transmembranei136 – 156HelicalBy similarityAdd BLAST21
Topological domaini157 – 189ExtracellularCuratedAdd BLAST33
Transmembranei190 – 210HelicalBy similarityAdd BLAST21
Topological domaini211 – 226CytoplasmicCuratedAdd BLAST16

Keywords - Cellular componenti

Cell junction, Cell membrane, Gap junction, Membrane

<p>This section describes post-translational modifications (PTMs) and/or processing events.<p><a href='/help/ptm_processing_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>PTM / Processingi

Molecule processing

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the ‘PTM / Processing’ section describes the extent of a polypeptide chain in the mature protein following processing.<p><a href='/help/chain' target='_top'>More...</a></p>ChainiPRO_00000578601 – 226Gap junction beta-2 proteinAdd BLAST226

Amino acid modifications

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the PTM / Processing":/help/ptm_processing_section section describes the positions of cysteine residues participating in disulfide bonds.<p><a href='/help/disulfid' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Disulfide bondi53 ↔ 180By similarity
Disulfide bondi60 ↔ 174By similarity
Disulfide bondi64 ↔ 169By similarity

Keywords - PTMi

Disulfide bond

Proteomic databases

PaxDb, a database of protein abundance averages across all three domains of life

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PaxDbi
P21994

PRoteomics IDEntifications database

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PRIDEi
P21994

<p>This section provides information on the expression of a gene at the mRNA or protein level in cells or in tissues of multicellular organisms.<p><a href='/help/expression_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Expressioni

<p>This subsection of the ‘Expression’ section provides information on the expression of a gene at the mRNA or protein level in cells or in tissues of multicellular organisms. By default, the information is derived from experiments at the mRNA level, unless specified ‘at protein level’. <br></br>Examples: <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/uniprot/P92958#expression">P92958</a>, <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/uniprot/Q8TDN4#expression">Q8TDN4</a>, <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/uniprot/O14734#expression">O14734</a><p><a href='/help/tissue_specificity' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Tissue specificityi

Liver, kidney, intestine, lung, spleen, stomach, testis and brain, but not heart and adult skeletal muscle.1 Publication

Gene expression databases

Bgee dataBase for Gene Expression Evolution

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Bgeei
ENSRNOG00000008855 Expressed in 9 organ(s), highest expression level in adult mammalian kidney

Genevisible search portal to normalized and curated expression data from Genevestigator

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Genevisiblei
P21994 RN

<p>This section provides information on the quaternary structure of a protein and on interaction(s) with other proteins or protein complexes.<p><a href='/help/interaction_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Interactioni

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/interaction_section">'Interaction'</a> section provides information about the protein quaternary structure and interaction(s) with other proteins or protein complexes (with the exception of physiological receptor-ligand interactions which are annotated in the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/function_section">'Function'</a> section).<p><a href='/help/subunit_structure' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Subunit structurei

A hemichannel or connexon is composed of a hexamer of connexins. A functional gap junction is formed by the apposition of two hemichannels (By similarity). Forms heteromeric channels with GJB4 (By similarity). Interacts with CNST (PubMed:19864490).By similarity1 Publication

<p>This subsection of the '<a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/interaction_section%27">Interaction</a> section provides information about binary protein-protein interactions. The data presented in this section are a quality-filtered subset of binary interactions automatically derived from the <a href="http://www.ebi.ac.uk/intact/">IntAct database</a>. It is updated on a monthly basis. Each binary interaction is displayed on a separate line.<p><a href='/help/binary_interactions' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Binary interactionsi

WithEntry#Exp.IntActNotes
CnstQ8CBC4-32EBI-2616119,EBI-2615407From a different organism.

GO - Molecular functioni

Protein-protein interaction databases

Database of interacting proteins

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DIPi
DIP-48901N

Protein interaction database and analysis system

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IntActi
P21994, 2 interactors

STRING: functional protein association networks

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STRINGi
10116.ENSRNOP00000011711

<p>This section provides information on the tertiary and secondary structure of a protein.<p><a href='/help/structure_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Structurei

3D structure databases

SWISS-MODEL Repository - a database of annotated 3D protein structure models

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SMRi
P21994

Database of comparative protein structure models

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ModBasei
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MobiDB: a database of protein disorder and mobility annotations

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MobiDBi
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<p>This section provides information on sequence similarities with other proteins and the domain(s) present in a protein.<p><a href='/help/family_and_domains_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Family & Domainsi

<p>This subsection of the ‘Family and domains’ section provides information about the sequence similarity with other proteins.<p><a href='/help/sequence_similarities' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sequence similaritiesi

Keywords - Domaini

Transmembrane, Transmembrane helix

Phylogenomic databases

evolutionary genealogy of genes: Non-supervised Orthologous Groups

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eggNOGi
ENOG410IFM8 Eukaryota
ENOG410Y7VN LUCA

Ensembl GeneTree

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GeneTreei
ENSGT00950000182704

The HOGENOM Database of Homologous Genes from Fully Sequenced Organisms

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HOGENOMi
HOG000231127

InParanoid: Eukaryotic Ortholog Groups

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InParanoidi
P21994

KEGG Orthology (KO)

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KOi
K07621

Identification of Orthologs from Complete Genome Data

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OMAi
MYVFYIM

Database of Orthologous Groups

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OrthoDBi
1043502at2759

Database for complete collections of gene phylogenies

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PhylomeDBi
P21994

TreeFam database of animal gene trees

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TreeFami
TF329606

Family and domain databases

Gene3D Structural and Functional Annotation of Protein Families

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Gene3Di
1.20.1440.80, 1 hit

Integrated resource of protein families, domains and functional sites

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InterProi
View protein in InterPro
IPR000500 Connexin
IPR002268 Connexin26
IPR019570 Connexin_CCC
IPR017990 Connexin_CS
IPR013092 Connexin_N
IPR038359 Connexin_N_sf

The PANTHER Classification System

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PANTHERi
PTHR11984 PTHR11984, 1 hit

Pfam protein domain database

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Pfami
View protein in Pfam
PF00029 Connexin, 1 hit

Protein Motif fingerprint database; a protein domain database

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PRINTSi
PR00206 CONNEXIN
PR01139 CONNEXINB2

Simple Modular Architecture Research Tool; a protein domain database

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SMARTi
View protein in SMART
SM00037 CNX, 1 hit
SM01089 Connexin_CCC, 1 hit

PROSITE; a protein domain and family database

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PROSITEi
View protein in PROSITE
PS00407 CONNEXINS_1, 1 hit
PS00408 CONNEXINS_2, 1 hit

<p>This section displays by default the canonical protein sequence and upon request all isoforms described in the entry. It also includes information pertinent to the sequence(s), including <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/sequence_length">length</a> and <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/sequences">molecular weight</a>. The information is filed in different subsections. The current subsections and their content are listed below:<p><a href='/help/sequences_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sequencei

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/sequences_section">Sequence</a> section indicates if the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/canonical_and_isoforms">canonical sequence</a> displayed by default in the entry is complete or not.<p><a href='/help/sequence_status' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sequence statusi: Complete.

P21994-1 [UniParc]FASTAAdd to basket
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        10         20         30         40         50
MDWGTLQSIL GGVNKHSTSI GKIWLTVLFI FRIMILVVAA KEVWGDEQAD
60 70 80 90 100
FVCNTLQPGC KNVCYDHYFP ISHIRLWALQ LIMVSTPALL VAMHVAYRRH
110 120 130 140 150
EKKRKFMKGE IKNEFKDIEE IKTQKVRIEG SLWWTYTTSI FFRVIFEAVF
160 170 180 190 200
MYVFYIMYNG FFMQRLVKCN AWPCPNTVDC FISRPTEKTV FTVFMISVSG
210 220
ICILLNITEL CYLFIRYCSG KSKRPV
Length:226
Mass (Da):26,451
Last modified:August 1, 1991 - v1
<p>The checksum is a form of redundancy check that is calculated from the sequence. It is useful for tracking sequence updates.</p> <p>It should be noted that while, in theory, two different sequences could have the same checksum value, the likelihood that this would happen is extremely low.</p> <p>However UniProtKB may contain entries with identical sequences in case of multiple genes (paralogs).</p> <p>The checksum is computed as the sequence 64-bit Cyclic Redundancy Check value (CRC64) using the generator polynomial: x<sup>64</sup> + x<sup>4</sup> + x<sup>3</sup> + x + 1. The algorithm is described in the ISO 3309 standard. </p> <p class="publication">Press W.H., Flannery B.P., Teukolsky S.A. and Vetterling W.T.<br /> <strong>Cyclic redundancy and other checksums</strong><br /> <a href="http://www.nrbook.com/b/bookcpdf.php">Numerical recipes in C 2nd ed., pp896-902, Cambridge University Press (1993)</a>)</p> Checksum:iE36EC95F1B235A0D
GO

Sequence databases

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EMBL nucleotide sequence database

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EMBLi

GenBank nucleotide sequence database

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GenBanki

DNA Data Bank of Japan; a nucleotide sequence database

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DDBJi
Links Updated
BC078952 mRNA Translation: AAH78952.1

Protein sequence database of the Protein Information Resource

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PIRi
A33646

NCBI Reference Sequences

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RefSeqi
NP_001004099.1, NM_001004099.2
XP_017455254.1, XM_017599765.1

Genome annotation databases

Ensembl eukaryotic genome annotation project

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Ensembli
ENSRNOT00000011711; ENSRNOP00000011711; ENSRNOG00000008855

Database of genes from NCBI RefSeq genomes

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GeneIDi
394266

KEGG: Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes

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KEGGi
rno:394266

UCSC genome browser

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UCSCi
RGD:728891 rat

<p>This section provides links to proteins that are similar to the protein sequence(s) described in this entry at different levels of sequence identity thresholds (100%, 90% and 50%) based on their membership in UniProt Reference Clusters (<a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/uniref">UniRef</a>).<p><a href='/help/similar_proteins_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Similar proteinsi

<p>This section is used to point to information related to entries and found in data collections other than UniProtKB.<p><a href='/help/cross_references_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Cross-referencesi

Sequence databases

Select the link destinations:
EMBLi
GenBanki
DDBJi
Links Updated
BC078952 mRNA Translation: AAH78952.1
PIRiA33646
RefSeqiNP_001004099.1, NM_001004099.2
XP_017455254.1, XM_017599765.1

3D structure databases

SMRiP21994
ModBaseiSearch...
MobiDBiSearch...

Protein-protein interaction databases

DIPiDIP-48901N
IntActiP21994, 2 interactors
STRINGi10116.ENSRNOP00000011711

Proteomic databases

PaxDbiP21994
PRIDEiP21994

Protocols and materials databases

Structural Biology KnowledgebaseSearch...

Genome annotation databases

EnsembliENSRNOT00000011711; ENSRNOP00000011711; ENSRNOG00000008855
GeneIDi394266
KEGGirno:394266
UCSCiRGD:728891 rat

Organism-specific databases

Comparative Toxicogenomics Database

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CTDi
2706
RGDi728891 Gjb2

Phylogenomic databases

eggNOGiENOG410IFM8 Eukaryota
ENOG410Y7VN LUCA
GeneTreeiENSGT00950000182704
HOGENOMiHOG000231127
InParanoidiP21994
KOiK07621
OMAiMYVFYIM
OrthoDBi1043502at2759
PhylomeDBiP21994
TreeFamiTF329606

Enzyme and pathway databases

ReactomeiR-RNO-190872 Transport of connexons to the plasma membrane

Miscellaneous databases

Protein Ontology

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PROi
PR:P21994

Gene expression databases

BgeeiENSRNOG00000008855 Expressed in 9 organ(s), highest expression level in adult mammalian kidney
GenevisibleiP21994 RN

Family and domain databases

Gene3Di1.20.1440.80, 1 hit
InterProiView protein in InterPro
IPR000500 Connexin
IPR002268 Connexin26
IPR019570 Connexin_CCC
IPR017990 Connexin_CS
IPR013092 Connexin_N
IPR038359 Connexin_N_sf
PANTHERiPTHR11984 PTHR11984, 1 hit
PfamiView protein in Pfam
PF00029 Connexin, 1 hit
PRINTSiPR00206 CONNEXIN
PR01139 CONNEXINB2
SMARTiView protein in SMART
SM00037 CNX, 1 hit
SM01089 Connexin_CCC, 1 hit
PROSITEiView protein in PROSITE
PS00407 CONNEXINS_1, 1 hit
PS00408 CONNEXINS_2, 1 hit

ProtoNet; Automatic hierarchical classification of proteins

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ProtoNeti
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<p>This section provides general information on the entry.<p><a href='/help/entry_information_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry informationi

<p>This subsection of the ‘Entry information’ section provides a mnemonic identifier for a UniProtKB entry, but it is not a stable identifier. Each reviewed entry is assigned a unique entry name upon integration into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot.<p><a href='/help/entry_name' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry nameiCXB2_RAT
<p>This subsection of the ‘Entry information’ section provides one or more accession number(s). These are stable identifiers and should be used to cite UniProtKB entries. Upon integration into UniProtKB, each entry is assigned a unique accession number, which is called ‘Primary (citable) accession number’.<p><a href='/help/accession_numbers' target='_top'>More...</a></p>AccessioniPrimary (citable) accession number: P21994
<p>This subsection of the ‘Entry information’ section shows the date of integration of the entry into UniProtKB, the date of the last sequence update and the date of the last annotation modification (‘Last modified’). The version number for both the entry and the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/canonical_and_isoforms">canonical sequence</a> are also displayed.<p><a href='/help/entry_history' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry historyiIntegrated into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: August 1, 1991
Last sequence update: August 1, 1991
Last modified: May 8, 2019
This is version 147 of the entry and version 1 of the sequence. See complete history.
<p>This subsection of the ‘Entry information’ section indicates whether the entry has been manually annotated and reviewed by UniProtKB curators or not, in other words, if the entry belongs to the Swiss-Prot section of UniProtKB (<strong>reviewed</strong>) or to the computer-annotated TrEMBL section (<strong>unreviewed</strong>).<p><a href='/help/entry_status' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry statusiReviewed (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)
Annotation programChordata Protein Annotation Program

<p>This section contains any relevant information that doesn’t fit in any other defined sections<p><a href='/help/miscellaneous_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Miscellaneousi

Keywords - Technical termi

Complete proteome, Direct protein sequencing, Reference proteome

Documents

  1. SIMILARITY comments
    Index of protein domains and families
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