|Other Names||Voltage-dependent calcium channel subunit alpha-2/delta-3, Voltage-gated calcium channel subunit alpha-2/delta-3, Voltage-dependent calcium channel subunit alpha-2-3, Voltage-dependent calcium channel subunit delta-3, CACNA2D3|
|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||The alpha-2/delta subunit of voltage-dependent calcium channels regulates calcium current density and activation/inactivation kinetics of the calcium channel. Acts as a regulatory subunit for P/Q-type calcium channel (CACNA1A), N-type (CACNA1B), L-type (CACNA1C OR CACNA1D) but not T-type (CACNA1G) (By similarity).|
|Cellular Location||Membrane; Single-pass type I membrane protein|
|Tissue Location||Only detected in brain. Not present in lung, testis, aorta, spleen, jejunum, ventricular muscle and kidney (at protein level). According to PubMed:11687876, it is brain- specific, while according to PubMed:11245980, it is widely expressed.|
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CACNA2D3 is a member of the alpha-2/delta subunit family, a protein in the voltage-dependent calcium channel complex. Calcium channels mediate the influx of calcium ions into the cell upon membrane polarization and consist of a complex of alpha-1, alpha-2/delta, beta, and gamma subunits in a 1:1:1:1 ratio. Various versions of each of these subunits exist, either expressed from similar genes or the result of alternative splicing. Research on a highly similar protein in rabbit suggests the protein described in this record is cleaved into alpha-2 and delta subunits.
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