Formation of di-heterotetramers of GluN1 (GRIN1) and GluN2A (GRIN2A)

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R-HSA-9609742
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Homo sapiens
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GluN2A (GRIN2A) forms a di-heterotetramer with GluN1 (GRIN1). Based on the crystal structure of the rat GluN1:GluN2A (Grin1:Grin2a) NMDA receptor (Furukawa et al. 2005) and the Cryo-EM structure of the human GluN1:GluN2A (GRIN1:GRIN2A) NMDA receptor (Zhang et al. 2018), the tetramer includes 2 molecules of GluN1 and two molecules of GluN2A. GluN2A expression starts postnatally and GluN2A is highly expressed in adult brain (Monyer et al. 1992, Sheng et al. 1994).

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PubMed ID Title Journal Year
30590034 Structural Basis of the Proton Sensitivity of Human GluN1-GluN2A NMDA Receptors

Zhang, JB, Chang, S, Xu, P, Miao, M, Wu, H, Zhang, Y, Zhang, T, Wang, H, Zhang, J, Xie, C, Song, N, Luo, C, Zhang, X, Zhu, S

Cell Rep 2018
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