GJC

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GJCGlobal Junior Challenge
GJCGrape Juice Concentrate
GJCGap Junctional Communication
GJCGlobal Justice Center (New York, NY)
GJCGrand Junction, Colorado
GJCGlobal Jet Concept
GJCGloria Jeans Coffees (coffee shops)
GJCGreen Jackets Cheerleading
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Bellec et al., "Pseudomonas aeruginosainduced apoptosis in airway epithelial cells is mediated by gap junctional communication in a JNK-dependent manner," The Journal of Immunology, vol.
Dudez et al., "Prostaglandin E2 regulation of cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator activity and airway surface liquid volume requires gap junctional communication," American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, vol.
Dienel, "Hyperglycaemia and diabetes impair gap junctional communication among astrocytes," ASN Neuro, vol.
Dienel, "Reduced gap junctional communication among astrocytes in experimental diabetes: contributions of altered connexin protein levels and oxidative-nitrosative modifications," Journal of Neuroscience Research, vol.
Although GJCs in immune cells were described in the early 70s by Hulser and Peters who reported gap junctional communication between T cells [81,82], the study of Cxs in APCs had to wait until the end of the decade when expression of GJCs and gap junctional communication was shown in macrophages [88, 89].
Similar to TNF-[alpha], IL-1[beta] alone does not induce gap junctional communication or Cxs expression but, in combination with TNF-[alpha], induces GJCs and increases Cx43 and Cx45 levels in DCs (Table 1) [86].
From the GJCs perspective, IL-6 has an anti-inflammatory effect because it prevents the TNF-[alpha]/IL-[beta]- and TNF-[alpha]/IL-[beta]/IFN-[gamma]-induced gap junctional communication in DCs [86].
ECM-induced gap junctional communication enhances mammary epithelial cell differentiation.
Epidermal growth factor stimulates the disruption of gap junctional communication and connexin43 phosphorylation independent of 12-0-tetradecanoylphorbol 13-acetatesensitive protein kinase C: the possible involvement of mitogen-activated protein kinase.
Regulation of gap junctional communication by a pro-inflammatory cytokine in cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator-expressing but not cystic fibrosis airway cells.
Under inflammatory conditions, gap junctional communication between cultured astrocytes is reduced, whereas the activity of HCs is increased [35-38].
In this work, we studied the effect of extracellular ATP on the cytokine-induced gap junctional communication in microglia.
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