Contents. List of Contributors. Preface (E.L. Hertzberg). Gap Junction Genes and their Regulation (E.C. Beyer and K. Willecke). Structure and Biochemistry of Gap Junctions (M. Yeager and B.J. Nicholson). Post-Transcriptional Events in the Expression of Gap Junctions (D.W. Laird and J.C. Saez). Gap Junctions Channels: Permeability and Voltage Gatin 9V.K. Verselis and R. Veenstra). Gap Junctions in Development (C.W. Lo and N.B. Gilula). Gap Junctions during Neoplastic Transformation (M.J. Neveu and J. Bertram). Gap Junctions Function (P. Meda and D.C. Spray). Gap Junctions and Connexins in the Mamalian Central Nervous System (J.I. Nagy and R. Dermietzel). Index.