Basic Information
Gene SymbolGJA8
Entrez Id2703
Descriptiongap junction protein, alpha 8, 50kDa
Gene typeprotein-coding
SNP Information


  Note: RegulomeDB score*
score supporting data score supporting data
1aeQTL + TF binding + matched TF motif + matched DNase Footprint + DNase peak6other
2aTF binding + matched TF motif + matched DNase Footprint + DNase peak5TF binding or DNase peak
1beQTL + TF binding + any motif + DNase Footprint + DNase peak4TF binding + DNase peak
2bTF binding + any motif + DNase Footprint + DNase peak3bTF binding + matched TF motif
1ceQTL + TF binding + matched TF motif + DNase peak1feQTL + TF binding / DNase peak
2cTF binding + matched TF motif + DNase peak3aTF binding + any motif + DNase peak
1deQTL + TF binding + any motif + DNase peak1eeQTL + TF binding + matched TF motif
CNV Information
ReferenceStudy typeSample size
18668039GWASPhase I: 1433 cases and 33250 controls; Phase II: 3285 cases and 7964 controls
18668038GWAS3391 cases; 3181 controls
19880096GWAS575 cases; 564 controls
21489405GWAS834 cases; 672 controls
19181681GWAS471 cases; 2792 controls
ReferenceStudy typeSample size
eQTL Information

There is no eQTL snp about this gene!

KEGG annotation

There is no pathway information about this gene!

GO annotation
GO pathway annotationGO:0002088; lens development in camera-type eye
GO pathway annotationGO:0005243; gap junction channel activity
GO pathway annotationGO:0005887; integral component of plasma membrane
GO pathway annotationGO:0005922; connexon complex
GO pathway annotationGO:0006810; transport
GO pathway annotationGO:0007267; cell-cell signaling
GO pathway annotationGO:0007601; visual perception
GO pathway annotationGO:0015267; channel activity
GO pathway annotationGO:0051260; protein homooligomerization
GO pathway annotationGO:0055085; transmembrane transport
Co-expression Information

There is no gene co-express this gene!

Expression pattern
Note: Avg - average expression of all genes
Description Age Description Age Description Age
Embryonic4-8 PCWEarly fetal18-10 PCWEarly fetal210-13 PCW
Early mid-fetal113-16 PCWEarly mid-fetal216-19 PCWLate mid-fetal19-24 PCW
Late fetal24-38 PCWNeonatal & early infancy0-6 MLate infancy6-12 M
Early childhood1-6 YMiddle and late childhood6-12 YAdolescence12-20 Y
Young adulthood20-40 YMiddle adulthood40-60 YLate adulthood60 Y+
Protein-protein interaction

There is no PPI information about this gene in InWeb