Nicastrin - Q92542 (NICA_HUMAN)

 

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  • Number of PDB entries for Q92542: 10
 
Function
Essential subunit of the gamma-secretase complex, an endoprotease complex that catalyzes the intramembrane cleavage of integral membrane proteins such as Notch receptors and APP (amyloid-beta precursor protein) (PubMed:10993067, PubMed:12679784, PubMed:25043039, PubMed:26280335, PubMed:30598546, PubMed:30630874). The gamma-secretase complex plays a role in Notch and Wnt signaling cascades and regulation of downstream processes via its role in processing key regulatory proteins, and by regulating cytosolic CTNNB1 levels. UniProt
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Subunit Structure
Component of the gamma-secretase complex (PubMed:10993067, PubMed:30598546, PubMed:30630874). The functional gamma-secretase complex is composed of at least four polypeptides: a presenilin homodimer (PSEN1 or PSEN2), nicastrin (NCSTN), APH1 (APH1A or APH1B) and PSENEN/PEN2 (PubMed:12740439, PubMed:25043039, PubMed:26623517, PubMed:26280335, PubMed:25918421, PubMed:30598546, PubMed:30630874). Binds to proteolytic processed C-terminal fragments C83 and C99 of the amyloid precursor protein (APP) (PubMed:10993067, PubMed:30630874). Interacts with PSEN1 and PSEN2 (PubMed:10993067). UniProt
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