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1.H.1.1.16
Claudin 5 of 218 aas and 4 TMSs.  Plays an important role in the tight junctions that comprise the blood-brain barrier (Irudayanathan et al. 2015). Polyinosinic-polycytidylic acid [Poly(I:C)], a synthetic analog of viral double-stranded RNA (dsRNA) commonly used to simulate viral infections, decreases the expression of claudin-5, and gives rise to increased endothelial permeability (Huang et al. 2016).

Accession Number:O00501
Protein Name:Claudin-5
Length:218
Molecular Weight:23147.00
Species:Homo sapiens (Human) [9606]
Number of TMSs:4
Location1 / Topology2 / Orientation3: Cell junction1
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1:	MGSAALEILG LVLCLVGWGG LILACGLPMW QVTAFLDHNI VTAQTTWKGL WMSCVVQSTG 
61:	HMQCKVYDSV LALSTEVQAA RALTVSAVLL AFVALFVTLA GAQCTTCVAP GPAKARVALT 
121:	GGVLYLFCGL LALVPLCWFA NIVVREFYDP SVPVSQKYEL GAALYIGWAA TALLMVGGCL 
181:	LCCGAWVCTG RPDLSFPVKY SAPRRPTATG DYDKKNYV