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CHRNA1 cholinergic receptor nicotinic alpha 1 subunit

Also known as: ACHRA; ACHRD; CHRNA; CMS1A; CMS1B; CMS2A; FCCMS; SCCMS

Summary

The muscle acetylcholine receptor consiststs of 5 subunits of 4 different types: 2 alpha subunits and 1 each of the beta, gamma, and delta subunits. This gene encodes an alpha subunit that plays a role in acetlycholine binding/channel gating. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been identified. [provided by RefSeq, Nov 2012]

Genomic context

Location:
2q31.1
Sequence:
Chromosome: 2; NC_000002.12 (174747592..174764472, complement)
Total number of exons:
10

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