Glutamate receptor ionotropic, kainate 2

UniProtKB accession:  P42260
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UniProtKB description:  Ionotropic glutamate receptor. L-glutamate acts as an excitatory neurotransmitter at many synapses in the central nervous system. Binding of the excitatory neurotransmitter L-glutamate induces a conformation change, leading to the opening of the cation channel, and thereby converts the chemical signal to an electrical impulse. The receptor then desensitizes rapidly and enters a transient inactive state, characterized by the presence of bound agonist (PubMed:17115050, PubMed:17486098). Modulates cell surface expression of NETO2 (By similarity).
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