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Term: lens gap junction
Note: This page represents a term created by the combination ("post-composition") of two ontology terms. For more information on the individual terms, click the hyperlinked name.
Name: lens
Synonyms: lenses
Definition: Portion of tissue that is a transparent, biconvex structure located in the eye through which light is focused.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000035]
Name: gap junction
Synonyms: communicating junction, electrical synapse, gap junction macula, gap junction plaque, intercellular gap junction channel, macula communicans, zonula communicans
Definition: A cell-cell junction composed of pannexins or innexins and connexins, two different families of channel-forming proteins.
Ontology: GO: Cellular Component [GO:0005921]   QuickGO   AmiGO