This antibody specifically recognizes the ~103 kDa NMDAR1 protein. Cross-reactivity with other NMDA receptor proteins has not been observed.
NMDAR1 encodes a protein that is a critical subunit of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors, members of the glutamate receptor channel superfamily which are heteromeric protein complexes with multiple subunits arranged to form a ligand-gated ion channel. These subunits play a key role in the plasticity of synapses, which is believed to underlie memory and learning. Cell-specific factors are thought to control expression of different isoforms, possibly contributing to the functional diversity of the subunits. Alternatively spliced transcript variants have been described.
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Protein Aliases: GluN1; glutamate [NMDA] receptor subunit zeta 1; Glutamate [NMDA] receptor subunit zeta-1; glutamate receptor; Glutamate receptor ionotropic, NMDA 1; glutamate receptor, ionotropic, N-methyl D-aspartate 1; N-methyl-D-aspartate glutamate receptor; N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor channel, subunit zeta-1; N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor subunit NR1; neurotransmitter receptor; NMD-R1; NMDA R1 receptor C1 cassette; NMDA receptor 1; NMDZ1; NMZ1; NR1C1; NR1C2; NR1C2'; NR1N1; pGluN1; RP11-350O14.1
Gene Aliases: GluN1; GluRdelta1; Glurz1; GluRzeta1; GRIN1; M100174; MRD8; NMD-R1; NMDA1; Nmdar; NMDAR1; NR1; Rgsc174