A suggested positive control for Western blot is mouse brain cells.
NMDA receptor subtype of glutamate-gated ion channels possesses high calcium permeability and voltage-dependent sensitivity to magnesium. Mediated by glycine. Plays a key role in synaptic plasticity, synaptogenesis, excitotoxicity, memory acquisition and learning. It mediates neuronal functions in glutamate neurotransmission. Is involved in the cell surface targeting of NMDA receptors. The ion channels activated by glutamate are divided into two classes. Those that are sensitive to N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) are designated NMDA receptors (NMDAR) while those activated by kainate and a-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxalone propionic acid (AMPA) are known as kainate/AMPA receptors (K/AMPAR). NMDA receptors are among the most studied receptors in neuroscience because they are involved in neuronal cell development and plasticity, a cellular correlate for learning.
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Protein Aliases: GluN1; GLURZ1; glutamate [NMDA] receptor subunit zeta 1; Glutamate [NMDA] receptor subunit zeta 1 precursor; Glutamate [NMDA] receptor subunit zeta-1; 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; NMDZ1; NMZ1; pGluN1
Gene Aliases: GluN1; GluRdelta1; Glurz1; GluRzeta1; GRIN1; M100174; MRD8; NMD-R1; NMDA1; Nmdar; NMDAR1; NR1; Rgsc174