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- n. Plural form of hemichannel.
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It is possible that locally enriched BIN1 may assist in the delivery of Cav1. 2 channels in a manner similar to the role of adherens junctions in aided delivery of Connexin43 (Cx43) hemichannels to intercalated discs
Cyclic loading opens hemichannels to release ATP as part of a chondrocyte mechanotransduction pathway.
The host laboratory, located in the center of Paris, is expert in the field of gap junctions, hemichannels and neuroglial interactions.
Connexins have also been shown to form functional hemichannels and have roles altogether independent of channel functions, where they exert their effects on proliferation and other aspects of life and death of the cell through mostly-undefined mechanisms.
The uniform distribution of connexin 43 on the cell membrane of MICs, rather than localisation in gap junction plaques, may represent the presence of connexin hemichannels.