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Alpha 7 Acetylcholine Receptor

Name: Alpha 7 Acetylcholine Receptor
Description: [[Definition::This receptor it a protein that is a translation product of the CHRNA7 gene or a 1:1 ortholog thereof. NACHRA7 is a type of nicotinic acetylcholine receptor, consisting entirely of α7 subunits. As with other nicotinic acetylcholine receptors, functional α7 receptors are pentameric [i.e., (α7)5 stoichiometry]. It is located in the brain, where activation yields post- and presynaptic excitation, mainly by increased Ca2+ permeability. (Definition provided by PRotein Ontology and Wikipedia).]]
Synonym(s): Acra7, Acetylcholine Receptor Alpha 7, CHRNA7, Cholinergic receptor nicotinic alpha 7, Neuronal acetylcholine receptor subunit alpha-7, α7 receptor
Abbreviation: NACHRA7
Is part of: Cholinergic system
Has role: Acetylcholine Receptor, Neurotransmitter Receptor, Ion Channel
Super-category: Protein
URL: PRotein Ontology and Wikipedia
*Id: sao138926812
Related to: Acetylcholine, Nicotine, Epibatidine, Dimethylphenylpiperazinium, Mecamylamine, Memantine, Alpha bungarotoxin
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AbbrevNACHRA7  +
CurationStatusuncurated  +
DefiningCitationPRotein Ontology and Wikipedia  +
Has roleAcetylcholine Receptor  +, Neurotransmitter Receptor  +, and Ion Channel  +
Idsao138926812  +
Is part ofCholinergic system  +
LabelAlpha 7 Acetylcholine Receptor  +
ModifiedDate4 June 2010  +
RelatedToAcetylcholine  +, Nicotine  +, Epibatidine  +, Dimethylphenylpiperazinium  +, Mecamylamine  +, Memantine  +, and Alpha bungarotoxin  +
SuperCategoryProtein  +
SynonymAcra7  +, Acetylcholine Receptor Alpha 7  +, CHRNA7  +, Cholinergic receptor nicotinic alpha 7  +, Neuronal acetylcholine receptor subunit alpha-7  +, and α7 receptor  +