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Gjb1 Gene Detail
Summary
  • Symbol
    Gjb1
  • Name
    gap junction protein, beta 1
  • Synonyms
    connexin 32, connexin-32, Cx32, Gjb-1
  • Feature Type
    protein coding gene
  • IDs
    MGI:95719
    NCBI Gene: 14618
  • Gene Overview
    MyGene.info: GJB1
  • Alliance
  • Transcription Start Sites
    8 TSS
Location &
Maps
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  • Sequence Map
    ChrX:101376378-101385629 bp, + strand
  • From Ensembl annotation of GRCm38

    View this region in JBrowse

  • Genome Browsers
  • Genetic Map
    Chromosome X, 44.06 cM, cytoband D-F4
  • Mapping Data
    12 experiments
Strain
Comparison
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  • SNPs within 2kb
    29 from dbSNP Build 142
  • Strain Annotations
    18
  • RFLP
For selected strains:
Strain Gene Model ID Feature Type Coordinates Select Strains
C57BL/6J MGI_C57BL6J_95719
protein coding gene ChrX:101376376-101385629 (.)
129S1/SvImJ MGP_129S1SvImJ_G0035959
protein coding gene ChrX:97884638-97893889 (+)
A/J MGP_AJ_G0035944
protein coding gene ChrX:97885181-97894422 (+)
AKR/J MGP_AKRJ_G0035860
protein coding gene ChrX:100695713-100705138 (+)
BALB/cJ MGP_BALBcJ_G0035927
protein coding gene ChrX:96628805-96638056 (+)
C3H/HeJ MGP_C3HHeJ_G0035636
protein coding gene ChrX:98287338-98296589 (+)
C57BL/6NJ MGP_C57BL6NJ_G0036456
protein coding gene ChrX:100787330-100796754 (+)
CAROLI/EiJ MGP_CAROLIEiJ_G0033286
protein coding gene ChrX:95639312-95648711 (+)
CAST/EiJ MGP_CASTEiJ_G0034923
protein coding gene ChrX:82592323-82604437 (+)
CBA/J MGP_CBAJ_G0035611
protein coding gene ChrX:103906811-103916062 (+)
DBA/2J MGP_DBA2J_G0035765
protein coding gene ChrX:97098347-97107583 (+)
FVB/NJ MGP_FVBNJ_G0035703
protein coding gene ChrX:96481144-96490329 (+)
LP/J MGP_LPJ_G0035855
protein coding gene ChrX:98840675-98849921 (+)
NOD/ShiLtJ MGP_NODShiLtJ_G0035738
protein coding gene ChrX:108460296-108470665 (+)
NZO/HlLtJ MGP_NZOHlLtJ_G0036483
protein coding gene ChrX:97577439-97586876 (+)
PWK/PhJ MGP_PWKPhJ_G0034622
protein coding gene ChrX:80197509-80207086 (+)
SPRET/EiJ MGP_SPRETEiJ_G0034450
protein coding gene ChrX:83499274-83508670 (+)
WSB/EiJ MGP_WSBEiJ_G0035062
protein coding gene ChrX:96278260-96287526 (+)



Homology
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  • Human Ortholog
    GJB1, gap junction protein beta 1
  • Vertebrate Orthologs
    10
  • Human Ortholog
    GJB1, gap junction protein beta 1
    Orthology source: HomoloGene, HGNC
  • Synonyms
    CMTX, CMTX1, CX32
  • Links
    NCBI Gene ID: 2705
    neXtProt AC: NX_P08034
    UniProt: P08034

  • Chr Location
    Xq13.1; chrX:71215212-71225215 (+)  GRCh38.p7

  • HomoloGene
    Vertebrate Homology Class 137
    1 human;1 mouse;1 rat;1 chimpanzee;1 cattle;1 dog;1 chicken;1 zebrafish;1 frog, western clawed;1 macaque, rhesus
  • HCOP
    human homology predictions: GJB1
  • Gene Tree
Human Diseases
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  • Diseases
    1 with Gjb1 mouse models; 1 with human GJB1 associations

Human Disease Mouse Models
      
IDs
View 4 models
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  • Mutations/Alleles
    1 with disease annotations
  • References
    3 with disease annotations
Mutations,
Alleles, and
Phenotypes
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  • Phenotype Summary
    13 phenotypes from 1 allele in 2 genetic backgrounds
    41 phenotypes from multigenic genotypes
    71 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

Click cells to view annotations.
Homozygotes for a targeted null mutation exhibit a modest decrease in body weight, enhanced neuronal sensitivity to ischemic insults, and increased susceptibility to both spontaneous and chemically-induced liver tumors.
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 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 ENSMUSG00000047797 Ensembl Gene Model | MGI Sequence Detail 9252 C57BL/6J ±  kb
    transcript ENSMUST00000119080 Ensembl | MGI Sequence Detail 1513 Not Applicable  
    polypeptide ENSMUSP00000113904 Ensembl | MGI Sequence Detail 283 Not Applicable  
    For the selected sequence
    Protein
    Information
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    Molecular
    Reagents
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    • All nucleic 139
      Genomic 3
      cDNA 131
      Primer pair 3
      Other 2

      Microarray probesets 4
    Other
    Accession IDs
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    MGD-MRK-10091, MGD-MRK-10096, MGI:2147847
    References
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    • Summaries
      All 186
      Developmental Gene Expression 30
      Diseases 3
      Gene Ontology 6
      Phenotypes 71
    • 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:258315 Langhorst H, et al., The IgCAM CLMP regulates expression of Connexin43 and Connexin45 in intestinal and ureteral smooth muscle contraction in mice. Dis Model Mech. 2018 Feb 22;11(2)

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    last database update
    11/13/2018
    MGI 6.13
    The Jackson Laboratory