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Gene: GJB6 (gap junction protein beta 6) Sus scrofa
Symbol: GJB6
Name: gap junction protein beta 6
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits actin filament binding (inferred); beta-tubulin binding (inferred); gap junction channel activity involved in cell communication by electrical coupling (inferred); INVOLVED IN aging (ortholog); apoptotic process (ortholog); cellular response to glucose stimulus (ortholog); ASSOCIATED WITH autosomal dominant nonsyndromic deafness 3B (ortholog); autosomal recessive nonsyndromic deafness 1A (ortholog); autosomal recessive nonsyndromic deafness 1B (ortholog); FOUND IN apical plasma membrane (ortholog); cell junction (ortholog); cytosol (ortholog)
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: MODEL
Also known as: gap junction beta-6 protein
Homo sapiens (human) : GJB6 (gap junction protein beta 6)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Gjb6 (gap junction protein, beta 6)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Gjb6 (gap junction protein, beta 6)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Gjb6 (gap junction protein beta 6)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : GJB6 (gap junction protein beta 6)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : GJB6 (gap junction protein beta 6)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Gjb6 (gap junction protein beta 6)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : GJB6 (gap junction protein beta 6)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Gjb6 (gap junction protein beta 6)
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Latest Assembly: Sscrofa11.1 - Pig Sscrofa11.1 Assembly
Pig AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Sscrofa11.1 Ensembl11793,276 - 800,046 (-)EnsemblSscrofa11.1susScr11Sscrofa11.1
Sscrofa11.111793,276 - 800,109 (-)NCBISscrofa11.1Sscrofa11.1susScr11Sscrofa11.1
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 14131277
Created: 2019-01-29
Species: Sus scrofa
Last Modified: 2020-07-01
Status: ACTIVE


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