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- Connexin : Family of structurally-related transmembrane proteins that assemble to form vertebrate gap junctions.
- Connexon : Assembly of 6 proteins called connexins that forms a bridge called a gap junction between the cytoplasm of two adjacent cells.
- Gene : The functional unit of heredity.
- Innexin : Member of a class of proteins which is used to create gap junctions in invertebrates.
- Leech : Annelids of the class Hirudinea, characterized by a cylindrical or slightly flattened body with suckers at either end for attaching to prey and drawing blood.
- Pannexin : Member of a vertebrate family of proteins homologous to the invertebrate innexins, present to form channels that allow release of ATP in erythrocytes and taste receptor cells.
- Potassium : A very reactive, silvery white alkali metal, chemical element 19 with symbol K.
- Synapse : Contact point between neurons and other cells, crucial for nerve signalling