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Gja5 Gene Detail
Summary
  • Symbol
    Gja5
  • Name
    gap junction protein, alpha 5
  • Synonyms
    connexin 40, Cx40, Gja-5
  • Feature Type
    protein coding gene
  • IDs
    MGI:95716
    NCBI Gene: 14613
  • Gene Overview
    MyGene.info: GJA5
  • Alliance
  • Transcription Start Sites
    3 TSS
Location &
Maps
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  • Sequence Map
    Chr3:97032402-97053634 bp, + strand
  • From NCBI annotation of GRCm38

    View this region in JBrowse

  • Genome Browsers
  • Genetic Map
    Chromosome 3, 42.04 cM
  • Mapping Data
    11 experiments
Strain
Comparison
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  • SNPs within 2kb
    190 from dbSNP Build 142
  • Strain Annotations
    18
  • RFLP
For selected strains:
Strain Gene Model ID Feature Type Coordinates Select Strains
C57BL/6J MGI_C57BL6J_95716
protein coding gene Chr3:96904693-97077416 (.)
129S1/SvImJ MGP_129S1SvImJ_G0027636
protein coding gene Chr3:97809463-97987755 (+)
A/J MGP_AJ_G0027598
protein coding gene Chr3:94672519-94852946 (+)
AKR/J MGP_AKRJ_G0027565
protein coding gene Chr3:96915250-97115445 (+)
BALB/cJ MGP_BALBcJ_G0027608
protein coding gene Chr3:94498682-94679873 (+)
C3H/HeJ MGP_C3HHeJ_G0027340
protein coding gene Chr3:97212153-97400358 (+)
C57BL/6NJ MGP_C57BL6NJ_G0028054
protein coding gene Chr3:101373390-101567448 (+)
CAROLI/EiJ MGP_CAROLIEiJ_G0025395
protein coding gene Chr3:90949116-91124366 (+)
CAST/EiJ MGP_CASTEiJ_G0026795
protein coding gene Chr3:96486996-96671998 (+)
CBA/J MGP_CBAJ_G0027316
protein coding gene Chr3:105228280-105249470 (+)
DBA/2J MGP_DBA2J_G0027458
protein coding gene Chr3:94004592-94177424 (+)
FVB/NJ MGP_FVBNJ_G0027427
protein coding gene Chr3:92012544-92187686 (+)
LP/J MGP_LPJ_G0027563
protein coding gene Chr3:99082025-99264063 (+)
NOD/ShiLtJ MGP_NODShiLtJ_G0027453
protein coding gene Chr3:111164234-111350591 (+)
NZO/HlLtJ MGP_NZOHlLtJ_G0028108
protein coding gene Chr3:96526251-96715259 (+)
PWK/PhJ MGP_PWKPhJ_G0026520
protein coding gene Chr3:93843003-94026599 (+)
SPRET/EiJ MGP_SPRETEiJ_G0026342
protein coding gene Chr3:94823560-95003523 (+)
WSB/EiJ MGP_WSBEiJ_G0026873
protein coding gene Chr3:96987204-97172449 (+)



Homology
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  • Human Ortholog
    GJA5, gap junction protein alpha 5
  • Vertebrate Orthologs
    9
  • Human Ortholog
    GJA5, gap junction protein alpha 5
    Orthology source: HGNC, HomoloGene
  • Synonyms
    ATFB11, CX40
  • Links
    NCBI Gene ID: 2702
    neXtProt AC: NX_P36382
    UniProt: P36382

  • Chr Location
    1q21.2; chr1:147756199-147781127 (-)  GRCh38.p7

  • HomoloGene
    Vertebrate Homology Class 3856
    1 human;1 mouse;1 rat;1 chimpanzee;1 cattle;1 dog;1 chicken;1 frog, western clawed;1 macaque, rhesus
  • HCOP
    human homology predictions: GJA5
  • Gene Tree
Human Diseases
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  • Diseases
    1 with Gja5 mouse models; 2 with human GJA5 associations

Human Disease Mouse Models
      
IDs
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IDs
IDs
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  • Mutations/Alleles
    1 with disease annotations
  • References
    2 with disease annotations
Mutations,
Alleles, and
Phenotypes
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  • Phenotype Summary
    32 phenotypes from 7 alleles in 9 genetic backgrounds
    27 phenotypes from multigenic genotypes
    90 phenotype references
Phenotype Overview

adipose tissue
behavior/neurological
cardiovascular system
cellular
craniofacial
digestive/alimentary system
embryo
endocrine/exocrine glands
growth/size/body
hearing/vestibular/ear
hematopoietic system
homeostasis/metabolism
immune system
integument
limbs/digits/tail
liver/biliary system
mortality/aging
muscle
neoplasm
nervous system
pigmentation
renal/urinary system
reproductive system
respiratory system
skeleton
taste/olfaction
vision/eye

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Homozygotes for targeted null mutations exhibit hypertension, cardiac arrhythmias, reduced atrial and ventricular conduction velocities, and impaired conductance of vasodilation in arterioles of skeletal muscle.
Gene Ontology
(GO)
Classifications
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  • All GO Annotations
  • GO References
Molecular Function

carbohydrate derivative binding
cytoskeletal protein binding
DNA binding
enzyme regulator
hydrolase
ligase
lipid binding
oxidoreductase
RNA binding
signaling receptor activity
signaling receptor binding
transcription
transferase
transporter
Biological Process

carbohydrate derivative metabolism
cell death
cell differentiation
cell population proliferation
cellular component organization
establishment of localization
homeostatic process
immune system process
lipid metabolic process
nucleic acid-templated transcription
protein metabolic process
response to stimulus
signaling
system development
Cellular Component

cell projection
cytoplasmic vesicle
cytoskeleton
cytosol
endoplasmic reticulum
endosome
extracellular region
Golgi apparatus
mitochondrion
non-membrane-bounded organelle
nucleus
organelle envelope
organelle lumen
plasma membrane
synapse
vacuole
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Expression
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Expression Overview

early conceptus
embryo ectoderm
embryo endoderm
embryo mesoderm
embryo mesenchyme
extraembryonic component
alimentary system
auditory system
branchial arches
cardiovascular system
connective tissue
endocrine system
exocrine system
hemolymphoid system
integumental system
limbs
liver and biliary system
musculoskeletal system
nervous system
olfactory system
reproductive system
respiratory system
urinary system
visual system
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  • Assay Results
  • Tissues
  • cDNA Data
  • Literature Summary
  • Comparison Matrix
  • Interactions
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    Sequences &
    Gene Models
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    Representative SequencesLengthStrain/SpeciesFlank
    genomic 14613 NCBI Gene Model | MGI Sequence Detail 21233 C57BL/6J ±  kb
    transcript NM_001271628 RefSeq | MGI Sequence Detail 3180 C57BL/6  
    polypeptide Q01231 UniProt | EBI | MGI Sequence Detail 358 Not Applicable  
    For the selected sequence
    Protein
    Information
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    Molecular
    Reagents
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    • All nucleic 23
      Genomic 5
      cDNA 8
      Primer pair 9
      Other 1

      Microarray probesets 3
    Other
    Accession IDs
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    MGD-MRK-10082, MGD-MRK-10088, MGI:1917909
    References
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    • Summaries
      All 302
      Developmental Gene Expression 173
      Diseases 2
      Gene Ontology 17
      Phenotypes 90
    • Earliest
      J:11073 Willecke K, et al., Six genes of the human connexin gene family coding for gap junctional proteins are assigned to four different human chromosomes. Eur J Cell Biol. 1990 Dec;53(2):275-80
    • Latest
      J:266576 Mohan RA, et al., Embryonic Tbx3(+) cardiomyocytes form the mature cardiac conduction system by progressive fate restriction. Development. 2018 Sep 3;145(17)

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    last database update
    12/11/2018
    MGI 6.13
    The Jackson Laboratory