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Entry version 154 (26 Feb 2020)
Sequence version 1 (01 May 1992)
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Protein

Acetylcholine receptor subunit alpha

Gene

Chrna1

Organism
Rattus norvegicus (Rat)
Status
Reviewed-Annotation score:

Annotation score:5 out of 5

<p>The annotation score provides a heuristic measure of the annotation content of a UniProtKB entry or proteome. This score <strong>cannot</strong> be used as a measure of the accuracy of the annotation as we cannot define the 'correct annotation' for any given protein.<p><a href='/help/annotation_score' target='_top'>More...</a></p>
-Experimental evidence at transcript leveli <p>This indicates the type of evidence that supports the existence of the protein. Note that the 'protein existence' evidence does not give information on the accuracy or correctness of the sequence(s) displayed.<p><a href='/help/protein_existence' target='_top'>More...</a></p>

<p>This section provides any useful information about the protein, mostly biological knowledge.<p><a href='/help/function_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Functioni

After binding acetylcholine, the AChR responds by an extensive change in conformation that affects all subunits and leads to opening of an ion-conducting channel across the plasma membrane.

<p>The <a href="http://www.geneontology.org/">Gene Ontology (GO)</a> project provides a set of hierarchical controlled vocabulary split into 3 categories:<p><a href='/help/gene_ontology' target='_top'>More...</a></p>GO - Molecular functioni

GO - Biological processi

<p>UniProtKB Keywords constitute a <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/keywords">controlled vocabulary</a> with a hierarchical structure. Keywords summarise the content of a UniProtKB entry and facilitate the search for proteins of interest.<p><a href='/help/keywords' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Keywordsi

Molecular functionIon channel, Ligand-gated ion channel, Receptor
Biological processIon transport, Transport

Enzyme and pathway databases

Reactome - a knowledgebase of biological pathways and processes

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Reactomei
R-RNO-629594 Highly calcium permeable postsynaptic nicotinic acetylcholine receptors
R-RNO-629597 Highly calcium permeable nicotinic acetylcholine receptors

<p>This section provides information about the protein and gene name(s) and synonym(s) and about the organism that is the source of the protein sequence.<p><a href='/help/names_and_taxonomy_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Names & Taxonomyi

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">Names and taxonomy</a> section provides an exhaustive list of all names of the protein, from commonly used to obsolete, to allow unambiguous identification of a protein.<p><a href='/help/protein_names' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Protein namesi
Recommended name:
Acetylcholine receptor subunit alpha
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">Names and taxonomy</a> section indicates the name(s) of the gene(s) that code for the protein sequence(s) described in the entry. Four distinct tokens exist: 'Name', 'Synonyms', 'Ordered locus names' and 'ORF names'.<p><a href='/help/gene_name' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Gene namesi
Name:Chrna1
Synonyms:Acra
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">Names and taxonomy</a> section provides information on the name(s) of the organism that is the source of the protein sequence.<p><a href='/help/organism-name' target='_top'>More...</a></p>OrganismiRattus norvegicus (Rat)
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">Names and taxonomy</a> section shows the unique identifier assigned by the NCBI to the source organism of the protein. This is known as the 'taxonomic identifier' or 'taxid'.<p><a href='/help/taxonomic_identifier' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Taxonomic identifieri10116 [NCBI]
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">Names and taxonomy</a> section contains the taxonomic hierarchical classification lineage of the source organism. It lists the nodes as they appear top-down in the taxonomic tree, with the more general grouping listed first.<p><a href='/help/taxonomic_lineage' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Taxonomic lineageiEukaryotaMetazoaChordataCraniataVertebrataEuteleostomiMammaliaEutheriaEuarchontogliresGliresRodentiaMyomorphaMuroideaMuridaeMurinaeRattus
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/names%5Fand%5Ftaxonomy%5Fsection">Names and taxonomy</a> section is present for entries that are part of a <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/proteomes">proteome</a>, i.e. of a set of proteins thought to be expressed by organisms whose genomes have been completely sequenced.<p><a href='/help/proteomes_manual' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Proteomesi
  • UP000002494 <p>A UniProt <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/manual/proteomes%5Fmanual">proteome</a> can consist of several components.<br></br>The component name refers to the genomic component encoding a set of proteins.<p><a href='/help/proteome_component' target='_top'>More...</a></p> Componenti: Chromosome 3

Organism-specific databases

Rat genome database

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RGDi
69277 Chrna1

<p>This section provides information on the location and the topology of the mature protein in the cell.<p><a href='/help/subcellular_location_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Subcellular locationi

Extracellular region or secreted Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion Manual annotation Automatic computational assertionGraphics by Christian Stolte & Seán O’Donoghue; Source: COMPARTMENTS

Topology

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/subcellular%5Flocation%5Fsection">'Subcellular location'</a> section describes the subcellular compartment where each non-membrane region of a membrane-spanning protein is found.<p><a href='/help/topo_dom' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Topological domaini21 – 230ExtracellularSequence analysisAdd BLAST210
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/subcellular%5Flocation%5Fsection">'Subcellular location'</a> section describes the extent of a membrane-spanning region of the protein. It denotes the presence of both alpha-helical transmembrane regions and the membrane spanning regions of beta-barrel transmembrane proteins.<p><a href='/help/transmem' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Transmembranei231 – 255HelicalSequence analysisAdd BLAST25
Transmembranei263 – 281HelicalSequence analysisAdd BLAST19
Transmembranei297 – 316HelicalSequence analysisAdd BLAST20
Topological domaini317 – 428CytoplasmicSequence analysisAdd BLAST112
Transmembranei429 – 447HelicalSequence analysisAdd BLAST19

Keywords - Cellular componenti

Cell junction, Cell membrane, Membrane, Postsynaptic cell membrane, Synapse

<p>This section provides information on the disease(s) and phenotype(s) associated with a protein.<p><a href='/help/pathology_and_biotech_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Pathology & Biotechi

Chemistry databases

ChEMBL database of bioactive drug-like small molecules

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ChEMBLi
CHEMBL3885509

DrugCentral

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DrugCentrali
P25108

<p>This section describes post-translational modifications (PTMs) and/or processing events.<p><a href='/help/ptm_processing_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>PTM / Processingi

Molecule processing

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the 'PTM / Processing' section denotes the presence of an N-terminal signal peptide.<p><a href='/help/signal' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Signal peptidei1 – 20By similarityAdd BLAST20
<p>This subsection of the 'PTM / Processing' section describes the extent of a polypeptide chain in the mature protein following processing or proteolytic cleavage.<p><a href='/help/chain' target='_top'>More...</a></p>ChainiPRO_000000030721 – 457Acetylcholine receptor subunit alphaAdd BLAST437

Amino acid modifications

Feature keyPosition(s)DescriptionActionsGraphical viewLength
<p>This subsection of the PTM / Processing":/help/ptm_processing_section section describes the positions of cysteine residues participating in disulfide bonds.<p><a href='/help/disulfid' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Disulfide bondi148 ↔ 162By similarity
<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/ptm%5Fprocessing%5Fsection">PTM / Processing</a> section specifies the position and type of each covalently attached glycan group (mono-, di-, or polysaccharide).<p><a href='/help/carbohyd' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Glycosylationi161N-linked (GlcNAc...) asparagineSequence analysis1
Disulfide bondi212 ↔ 213Associated with receptor activationBy similarity

Keywords - PTMi

Disulfide bond, Glycoprotein

Proteomic databases

PaxDb, a database of protein abundance averages across all three domains of life

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PaxDbi
P25108

PRoteomics IDEntifications database

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PRIDEi
P25108

PTM databases

Comprehensive resource for the study of protein post-translational modifications (PTMs) in human, mouse and rat.

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PhosphoSitePlusi
P25108

<p>This section provides information on the expression of a gene at the mRNA or protein level in cells or in tissues of multicellular organisms.<p><a href='/help/expression_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Expressioni

Gene expression databases

Bgee dataBase for Gene Expression Evolution

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Bgeei
ENSRNOG00000018286 Expressed in skeletal muscle tissue and 2 other tissues

Genevisible search portal to normalized and curated expression data from Genevestigator

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Genevisiblei
P25108 RN

<p>This section provides information on the quaternary structure of a protein and on interaction(s) with other proteins or protein complexes.<p><a href='/help/interaction_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Interactioni

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/interaction%5Fsection">'Interaction'</a> section provides information about the protein quaternary structure and interaction(s) with other proteins or protein complexes (with the exception of physiological receptor-ligand interactions which are annotated in the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/function%5Fsection">'Function'</a> section).<p><a href='/help/subunit_structure' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Subunit structurei

Pentamer of two alpha chains, and one each of the beta, delta, and gamma (in immature muscle) or epsilon (in mature muscle) chains. The muscle heteropentamer composed of alpha-1, beta-1, delta, epsilon subunits interacts with the alpha-conotoxin ImII (By similarity).

By similarity

Protein-protein interaction databases

ComplexPortal: manually curated resource of macromolecular complexes

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ComplexPortali
CPX-253 Muscle-type nicotinic acetylcholine receptor complex, alpha1-beta1-delta-gamma
CPX-258 Muscle-type nicotinic acetylcholine receptor complex, alpha1-beta1-delta-epsilon

STRING: functional protein association networks

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STRINGi
10116.ENSRNOP00000024706

Chemistry databases

BindingDB database of measured binding affinities

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BindingDBi
P25108

<p>This section provides information on sequence similarities with other proteins and the domain(s) present in a protein.<p><a href='/help/family_and_domains_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Family & Domainsi

<p>This subsection of the 'Family and domains' section provides information about the sequence similarity with other proteins.<p><a href='/help/sequence_similarities' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sequence similaritiesi

Keywords - Domaini

Signal, Transmembrane, Transmembrane helix

Phylogenomic databases

evolutionary genealogy of genes: Non-supervised Orthologous Groups

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eggNOGi
KOG3645 Eukaryota
ENOG410XQGR LUCA

Ensembl GeneTree

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GeneTreei
ENSGT00940000156851

The HOGENOM Database of Homologous Genes from Fully Sequenced Organisms

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HOGENOMi
CLU_018074_1_0_1

InParanoid: Eukaryotic Ortholog Groups

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InParanoidi
P25108

KEGG Orthology (KO)

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KOi
K04803

Identification of Orthologs from Complete Genome Data

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OMAi
STHIMPE

Database of Orthologous Groups

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OrthoDBi
381858at2759

Database for complete collections of gene phylogenies

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PhylomeDBi
P25108

TreeFam database of animal gene trees

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TreeFami
TF315605

Family and domain databases

Gene3D Structural and Functional Annotation of Protein Families

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Gene3Di
2.70.170.10, 1 hit

Integrated resource of protein families, domains and functional sites

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InterProi
View protein in InterPro
IPR006202 Neur_chan_lig-bd
IPR036734 Neur_chan_lig-bd_sf
IPR006201 Neur_channel
IPR036719 Neuro-gated_channel_TM_sf
IPR006029 Neurotrans-gated_channel_TM
IPR018000 Neurotransmitter_ion_chnl_CS
IPR002394 Nicotinic_acetylcholine_rcpt

The PANTHER Classification System

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PANTHERi
PTHR18945 PTHR18945, 1 hit

Pfam protein domain database

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Pfami
View protein in Pfam
PF02931 Neur_chan_LBD, 1 hit
PF02932 Neur_chan_memb, 1 hit

Protein Motif fingerprint database; a protein domain database

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PRINTSi
PR00254 NICOTINICR
PR00252 NRIONCHANNEL

Superfamily database of structural and functional annotation

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SUPFAMi
SSF63712 SSF63712, 1 hit
SSF90112 SSF90112, 1 hit

TIGRFAMs; a protein family database

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TIGRFAMsi
TIGR00860 LIC, 1 hit

PROSITE; a protein domain and family database

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PROSITEi
View protein in PROSITE
PS00236 NEUROTR_ION_CHANNEL, 1 hit

<p>This section displays by default the canonical protein sequence and upon request all isoforms described in the entry. It also includes information pertinent to the sequence(s), including <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/sequence%5Flength">length</a> and <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/sequences">molecular weight</a>. The information is filed in different subsections. The current subsections and their content are listed below:<p><a href='/help/sequences_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sequencei

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/sequences%5Fsection">Sequence</a> section indicates if the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/canonical%5Fand%5Fisoforms">canonical sequence</a> displayed by default in the entry is complete or not.<p><a href='/help/sequence_status' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sequence statusi: Complete.

<p>This subsection of the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/sequences%5Fsection">Sequence</a> section indicates if the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/canonical%5Fand%5Fisoforms">canonical sequence</a> displayed by default in the entry is in its mature form or if it represents the precursor.<p><a href='/help/sequence_processing' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Sequence processingi: The displayed sequence is further processed into a mature form.

P25108-1 [UniParc]FASTAAdd to basket
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MELTAVLLLL GLCSAGTVLG SEHETRLVAK LFKDYSSVVR PVGDHREIVQ
60 70 80 90 100
VTVGLQLIQL INVDEVNQIV TTNVRLKQQW VDYNLKWNPD DYGGVKKIHI
110 120 130 140 150
PSEKIWRPDV VLYNNADGDF AIVKFTKVLL DYTGHITWTP PAIFKSYCEI
160 170 180 190 200
IVTHFPFDEQ NCSMKLGTWT YDGSVVAINP ESDQPDLSNF MESGEWVIKE
210 220 230 240 250
ARGWKHWVFY SCCPNTPYLD ITYHFVMQRL PLYFIVNVII PCLLFSFLTS
260 270 280 290 300
LVFYLPTDSG EKMTLSISVL LSLTVFLLVI VELIPSTSSA VPLIGKYMLF
310 320 330 340 350
TMVFVIASII ITVIVINTHH RSPSTHIMPE WVRKVFIDTI PNIMFFSTMK
360 370 380 390 400
RPSRDKQEKR IFTEDIDISD ISGKPGPPPM GFHSPLIKHP EVKSAIEGVK
410 420 430 440 450
YIAETMKSDQ ESNNASEEWK YVAMVMDHIL LGVFMLVCLI GTLAVFAGRL

IELHQQG
Length:457
Mass (Da):51,867
Last modified:May 1, 1992 - v1
<p>The checksum is a form of redundancy check that is calculated from the sequence. It is useful for tracking sequence updates.</p> <p>It should be noted that while, in theory, two different sequences could have the same checksum value, the likelihood that this would happen is extremely low.</p> <p>However UniProtKB may contain entries with identical sequences in case of multiple genes (paralogs).</p> <p>The checksum is computed as the sequence 64-bit Cyclic Redundancy Check value (CRC64) using the generator polynomial: x<sup>64</sup> + x<sup>4</sup> + x<sup>3</sup> + x + 1. The algorithm is described in the ISO 3309 standard. </p> <p class="publication">Press W.H., Flannery B.P., Teukolsky S.A. and Vetterling W.T.<br /> <strong>Cyclic redundancy and other checksums</strong><br /> <a href="http://www.nrbook.com/b/bookcpdf.php">Numerical recipes in C 2nd ed., pp896-902, Cambridge University Press (1993)</a>)</p> Checksum:i776AE3B8DF8F68F3
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Sequence databases

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EMBL nucleotide sequence database

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EMBLi

GenBank nucleotide sequence database

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GenBanki

DNA Data Bank of Japan; a nucleotide sequence database

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DDBJi
Links Updated
X74832 mRNA Translation: CAA52826.1

Protein sequence database of the Protein Information Resource

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PIRi
S13872

NCBI Reference Sequences

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RefSeqi
NP_077811.1, NM_024485.1

Genome annotation databases

Ensembl eukaryotic genome annotation project

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Ensembli
ENSRNOT00000024706; ENSRNOP00000024706; ENSRNOG00000018286

Database of genes from NCBI RefSeq genomes

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GeneIDi
79557

KEGG: Kyoto Encyclopedia of Genes and Genomes

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KEGGi
rno:79557

UCSC genome browser

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UCSCi
RGD:69277 rat

<p>This section provides links to proteins that are similar to the protein sequence(s) described in this entry at different levels of sequence identity thresholds (100%, 90% and 50%) based on their membership in UniProt Reference Clusters (<a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/uniref">UniRef</a>).<p><a href='/help/similar_proteins_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Similar proteinsi

<p>This section is used to point to information related to entries and found in data collections other than UniProtKB.<p><a href='/help/cross_references_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Cross-referencesi

Sequence databases

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EMBLi
GenBanki
DDBJi
Links Updated
X74832 mRNA Translation: CAA52826.1
PIRiS13872
RefSeqiNP_077811.1, NM_024485.1

3D structure databases

Database of comparative protein structure models

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ModBasei
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SWISS-MODEL Interactive Workspace

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SWISS-MODEL-Workspacei
Submit a new modelling project...

Protein-protein interaction databases

ComplexPortaliCPX-253 Muscle-type nicotinic acetylcholine receptor complex, alpha1-beta1-delta-gamma
CPX-258 Muscle-type nicotinic acetylcholine receptor complex, alpha1-beta1-delta-epsilon
STRINGi10116.ENSRNOP00000024706

Chemistry databases

BindingDBiP25108
ChEMBLiCHEMBL3885509
DrugCentraliP25108

PTM databases

PhosphoSitePlusiP25108

Proteomic databases

PaxDbiP25108
PRIDEiP25108

Protocols and materials databases

ABCD curated depository of sequenced antibodies

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ABCDi
P25108

Genome annotation databases

EnsembliENSRNOT00000024706; ENSRNOP00000024706; ENSRNOG00000018286
GeneIDi79557
KEGGirno:79557
UCSCiRGD:69277 rat

Organism-specific databases

Comparative Toxicogenomics Database

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CTDi
1134
RGDi69277 Chrna1

Phylogenomic databases

eggNOGiKOG3645 Eukaryota
ENOG410XQGR LUCA
GeneTreeiENSGT00940000156851
HOGENOMiCLU_018074_1_0_1
InParanoidiP25108
KOiK04803
OMAiSTHIMPE
OrthoDBi381858at2759
PhylomeDBiP25108
TreeFamiTF315605

Enzyme and pathway databases

ReactomeiR-RNO-629594 Highly calcium permeable postsynaptic nicotinic acetylcholine receptors
R-RNO-629597 Highly calcium permeable nicotinic acetylcholine receptors

Miscellaneous databases

Protein Ontology

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PROi
PR:P25108

Gene expression databases

BgeeiENSRNOG00000018286 Expressed in skeletal muscle tissue and 2 other tissues
GenevisibleiP25108 RN

Family and domain databases

Gene3Di2.70.170.10, 1 hit
InterProiView protein in InterPro
IPR006202 Neur_chan_lig-bd
IPR036734 Neur_chan_lig-bd_sf
IPR006201 Neur_channel
IPR036719 Neuro-gated_channel_TM_sf
IPR006029 Neurotrans-gated_channel_TM
IPR018000 Neurotransmitter_ion_chnl_CS
IPR002394 Nicotinic_acetylcholine_rcpt
PANTHERiPTHR18945 PTHR18945, 1 hit
PfamiView protein in Pfam
PF02931 Neur_chan_LBD, 1 hit
PF02932 Neur_chan_memb, 1 hit
PRINTSiPR00254 NICOTINICR
PR00252 NRIONCHANNEL
SUPFAMiSSF63712 SSF63712, 1 hit
SSF90112 SSF90112, 1 hit
TIGRFAMsiTIGR00860 LIC, 1 hit
PROSITEiView protein in PROSITE
PS00236 NEUROTR_ION_CHANNEL, 1 hit

ProtoNet; Automatic hierarchical classification of proteins

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ProtoNeti
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MobiDB: a database of protein disorder and mobility annotations

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MobiDBi
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<p>This section provides general information on the entry.<p><a href='/help/entry_information_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry informationi

<p>This subsection of the 'Entry information' section provides a mnemonic identifier for a UniProtKB entry, but it is not a stable identifier. Each reviewed entry is assigned a unique entry name upon integration into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot.<p><a href='/help/entry_name' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry nameiACHA_RAT
<p>This subsection of the 'Entry information' section provides one or more accession number(s). These are stable identifiers and should be used to cite UniProtKB entries. Upon integration into UniProtKB, each entry is assigned a unique accession number, which is called 'Primary (citable) accession number'.<p><a href='/help/accession_numbers' target='_top'>More...</a></p>AccessioniPrimary (citable) accession number: P25108
<p>This subsection of the 'Entry information' section shows the date of integration of the entry into UniProtKB, the date of the last sequence update and the date of the last annotation modification ('Last modified'). The version number for both the entry and the <a href="http://www.uniprot.org/help/canonical%5Fand%5Fisoforms">canonical sequence</a> are also displayed.<p><a href='/help/entry_history' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry historyiIntegrated into UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot: May 1, 1992
Last sequence update: May 1, 1992
Last modified: February 26, 2020
This is version 154 of the entry and version 1 of the sequence. See complete history.
<p>This subsection of the 'Entry information' section indicates whether the entry has been manually annotated and reviewed by UniProtKB curators or not, in other words, if the entry belongs to the Swiss-Prot section of UniProtKB (<strong>reviewed</strong>) or to the computer-annotated TrEMBL section (<strong>unreviewed</strong>).<p><a href='/help/entry_status' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Entry statusiReviewed (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)
Annotation programChordata Protein Annotation Program

<p>This section contains any relevant information that doesn't fit in any other defined sections<p><a href='/help/miscellaneous_section' target='_top'>More...</a></p>Miscellaneousi

Keywords - Technical termi

Reference proteome

Documents

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    Index of protein domains and families
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