Summary: Rapsyn N-terminal myristoylation and linker region
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Neuromuscular junction formation relies upon the clustering of acetylcholine receptors and other proteins in the muscle membrane. Rapsyn is a peripheral membrane protein that is selectively concentrated at the neuromuscular junction and is essential for the formation of synaptic acetylcholine receptor aggregates. Acetylcholine receptors fail to aggregate beneath nerve terminals in mice where rapsyn has been knocked out. The N-terminal six amino acids of rapsyn are its myristoylation site, and myristoylation is necessary for the targeting of the protein to the membrane .
Eckler SA, Kuehn R, Gautam M; , Neuroscience. 2005;131:661-670.: Deletion of N-terminal rapsyn domains disrupts clustering and has dominant negative effects on clustering of full-length rapsyn. PUBMED:15730871 EPMC:15730871
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Neuromuscular junction formation relies upon the clustering of acetylcholine receptors and other proteins in the muscle membrane. Rapsyn is a peripheral membrane protein that is selectively concentrated at the neuromuscular junction and is essential for the formation of synaptic acetylcholine receptor aggregates. Acetylcholine receptors fail to aggregate beneath nerve terminals in mice where rapsyn has been knocked out. The N-terminal six amino acids of rapsyn are its myristoylation site, and myristoylation is necessary for the targeting of the protein to the membrane [PUBMED:15730871].
|Cellular component||cytoskeleton (GO:0005856)|
|cell junction (GO:0030054)|
|postsynaptic membrane (GO:0045211)|
|Molecular function||acetylcholine receptor binding (GO:0033130)|
|zinc ion binding (GO:0008270)|
|Biological process||synaptic transmission (GO:0007268)|
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|Author:||Finn R, Coggill P|
|Number in seed:||4|
|Number in full:||91|
|Average length of the domain:||78.90 aa|
|Average identity of full alignment:||50 %|
|Average coverage of the sequence by the domain:||17.87 %|
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