P2RX4,7 binds itself to form trimeric non-selective cation channels

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R-HSA-9665515
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Homo sapiens
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At low to intermediate concentrations of extracellular ATP, P2X4 and P2X7 probably function as heterotrimeric, reversible ATP-gated, non-desensitizing cation channels (Markwardt 2007).

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PubMed ID Title Journal Year
11313357 Differential assembly of rat purinergic P2X7 receptor in immune cells of the brain and periphery

Kim, M, Spelta, V, Sim, J, North, RA, Surprenant, A

J Biol Chem 2001
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