Gene Symbol: panx2
Description: pannexin 2
Alias: si:ch211-192n14.2, pannexin-2
Bond S, Wang N, Leybaert L, Naus C. Pannexin 1 ohnologs in the teleost lineage. J Membr Biol. 2012;245:483-93 pubmed
Zoidl G, Kremer M, Zoidl C, Bunse S, Dermietzel R. Molecular diversity of connexin and pannexin genes in the retina of the zebrafish Danio rerio. Cell Commun Adhes. 2008;15:169-83 pubmed publisher
..This result demonstrates the presence of two distinct gap junction type gene families and indicates a remarkable molecular and functional diversity of gap junction-mediated coupling in the fish retina. ..
Iovine M, Gumpert A, Falk M, Mendelson T. Cx23, a connexin with only four extracellular-loop cysteines, forms functional gap junction channels and hemichannels. FEBS Lett. 2008;582:165-70 pubmed
..Functional assays reveal that the Cx23 gap junctions are capable of sharing neurobiotin, and further, that Cx23 connexins form hemichannels in vitro. ..
Kurtenbach S, Prochnow N, Kurtenbach S, Klooster J, Zoidl C, Dermietzel R, et al
. Pannexin1 channel proteins in the zebrafish retina have shared and unique properties. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e77722 pubmed publisher
..The existence of two Panx1 proteins in zebrafish displaying distinct tissue distribution, protein modification and electrophysiological properties, suggests that both proteins fulfill different functions in vivo. ..