The expression of multiple classes of voltage dependent calcium channels (VDCCs) allows neurons to tailor calcium signaling to functionally discrete cellular regions. Although N-Type VDCCs exist before birth which is consistent with a role in migration, most N-Type VDCCs subunit expression is postnatal and is important in the genesis of synaptic transmission in discrete hippocampal fields.
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Protein Aliases: BII; Brain calcium channel II; CACH6; CACNA1E; CACNL1A6; Calcium channel, L type, alpha-1 polypeptide, isoform 6; calcium channel, R type, alpha-1 polypeptide, isoform 6; calcium channel, voltage-dependent, L type, alpha 1E subunit; Cav2.3; voltage-dependent calcium channel alpha 1E subunit; Voltage-dependent R-type calcium channel subunit alpha-1E; voltage-gated calcium channel alpha subunit Cav2.3; Voltage-gated calcium channel subunit alpha Cav2.3
Gene Aliases: A430040I15; alpha1E; BII; CACH6; CACNA1E; CACNL1A6; Cav2.3; Cchra1; gm139
UniProt ID: (Human) Q15878