Introduction of CACNG4
CACNG4 is encoded by CACNG4 gene. It belongs to the neuronal calcium channel gamma subunit subfamily which has been extensively studied during the past few decades because it offers lots of possibilities for therapeutic applications. CACNG4 is one of the five subunits of L-type calcium channels. It regulates the trafficking and gating properties of AMPA-selective glutamate receptors (AMPARs).
|Basic Information of CACNG4|
|Protein Name||Voltage-dependent calcium channel gamma-4 subunit|
|Organism||Homo sapiens (Human)|
Function of CACNG4 Membrane Protein
CACNG4 is a type I transmembrane AMPA receptor regulatory protein (TARP). It can be discretely expressed in specific neuronal and glial populations and differentially regulate synaptic transmission throughout the brain. CACNG4 can also promote the targets to cell membranes and synapses and regulate its portal control characteristics by slowing down the rate of activation, deactivation, and desensitization. Recent studies show that it may be helpful for acute myocardial infarction therapy. It is documented that CACNG4, enriched in the MAPK signaling pathway, may be involved in cancer evolution and heterogeneity formation.
Fig.1 Structure of the p38 MAPK pathway.
Application of CACNG4 Membrane Protein in Literature
This article reveals the regulation function of DSCR9, a lncRNA transcribed from the Down syndrome critical region (DSCR). These results indicate that most significant pathways, such as the calcium signaling pathway (CACNA1F, CACNG4, HTR4, P2RX2, and SLC8A3), are associated with the top DSCR9 co-expressed genes.
This article analyzes the expression level of differentially expressed genes (DEGs) and studies the early diagnosis of acute myocardial infarction. The data show these genes should be useful for AMI therapy.
Authors in this group examine the expression levels of differentially expressed genes on human squamous cell carcinoma of the bladder (SCCB). The results demonstrate that they are particularly enriched in the MAPK signaling pathways, such as CACNG4, CACNA1E, and CACNA1H, which involve in cancer evolution and heterogeneity formation.
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