This antibody is predicted to react with canine, mouse and rat based on sequence homology.
The product of this gene belongs to the family of purinoceptors for ATP. This receptor functions as a ligand-gated ion channel and is responsible for ATP-dependent lysis of macrophages through the formation of membrane pores permeable to large molecules. Activation of this nuclear receptor by ATP in the cytoplasm may be a mechanism by which cellular activity can be coupled to changes in gene expression. Multiple alternatively spliced variants have been identified, most of which fit nonsense-mediated decay criteria.
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Protein Aliases: ATP receptor; MGC20089; P2RX7; P2X purinoceptor 7; P2X7; P2X7 receptor; P2Z receptor; Purinergic receptor; purinergic receptor P2X, ligand gated ion channel, 7; purinergic receptor P2X, ligand-gated ion channel, 7; purinergic receptor P2X7; purinergic receptor P2X7 variant A
Gene Aliases: P2RX7; P2X7
UniProt ID: (Human) Q99572
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 5027