|Other Names||Regulator of G-protein signaling 7, RGS7, RGS7|
|Format||Synthetic peptide was lyophilized with 100% acetonitrile and is supplied as a powder. Reconstitute with 0.1 ml DI water for a final concentration of 1 mg/ml.|
|Storage||Maintain refrigerated at 2-8°C for up to 6 months. For long term storage store at -20°C.|
|Precautions||This product is for research use only. Not for use in diagnostic or therapeutic procedures.|
|Function||Regulates G protein-coupled receptor signaling cascades. Inhibits signal transduction by increasing the GTPase activity of G protein alpha subunits, thereby driving them into their inactive GDP-bound form (PubMed:10521509, PubMed:10862767). The RGS7/GNB5 dimer enhances GNAO1 GTPase activity (PubMed:10521509). May play a role in synaptic vesicle exocytosis (PubMed:12659861). Modulates the activity of potassium channels that are activated by GNAO1 in response to muscarinic acetylcholine receptor M2/CHRM2 signaling (PubMed:15897264).|
|Cellular Location||Cytoplasm, cytosol. Cytoplasm. Cell membrane. Membrane; Peripheral membrane protein; Cytoplasmic side Note=Interaction with PKD1 promotes location at the cell membrane (PubMed:10339594). Interaction with RGS7BP promotes location at the cell membrane (PubMed:15897264).|
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RGS7 inhibits signal transduction by increasing the GTPase activity of G protein alpha subunits thereby driving them into their inactive GDP-bound form. Activity on G(o)-alpha is specifically enhanced by the RGS6/GNG5 dimer. May play a role in synaptic vesicle exocytosis. May play important role in the rapid regulation of neuronal excitability and the cellular responses to short-lived stimulations (By similarity).
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