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  Domain Name: PBP1_iGluR_AMPA
N-terminal leucine/isoleucine/valine-binding protein (LIVBP)-like domain of the AMPA receptor. N-terminal leucine/isoleucine/valine-binding protein (LIVBP)-like domain of the AMPA (alpha-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic acid) receptor, a member of the glutamate-receptor ion channels (iGluRs). AMPA receptors are the major mediators of excitatory synaptic transmission in the central nervous system. While this N-terminal domain belongs to the periplasmic-binding fold type I superfamily, the glutamate-binding domain of the iGluR is structurally homologous to the periplasmic-binding fold type II. The LIVBP-like domain of iGluRs is thought to play a role in the initial assembly of iGluR subunits, but it is not well understood how this domain is arranged and functions in intact iGluR. AMPA receptors consist of four types of subunits (GluR1, GluR2, GluR3, and GluR4) which combine to form a tetramer and play an important roles in mediating the rapid excitatory synaptic current.
No pairwise interactions are available for this conserved domain.

Total Mutations Found: 3
Total Disease Mutations Found: 0
This domain occurred 12 times on human genes (32 proteins).

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Range on the Protein:  

   Protein ID            Protein Position

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Feature Name:Total Found:
putative dimerization int

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Please Cite: Peterson, T.A., Adadey, A., Santana-Cruz ,I., Sun, Y., Winder A, Kann, M.G., (2010) DMDM: Domain Mapping of Disease Mutations. Bioinformatics 26 (19), 2458-2459.

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