calcium and gap junctions

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Fri Jun 30 09:59:37 EST 2000


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Hi Chris,
I dont have any idea, but a question. Maybe it's a stupid one, but do
neurons have gap junctions??

Bye, Ina


Christian Lohr wrote:

> Hi all,
>
> modulation of gap junctions is one function calcium is supposed to have
> as a second messenger. I can hardly find original articles that
> experimentally prove this, especially in the nervous system. I would be
> very grateful if anyone could provide references which show that an
> elevation of intracellular calcium modulates gap-junctional coupling
> between nerve or glial cells.
>
> Thanks
> Chris
>
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