Contactin-1 (CNTN1) binds NOTCH1

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R-HSA-373706
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Homo sapiens
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Contactin-1 (CNTN1) is composed of six Ig domains followed by four FNIII repeats and is anchored to the membrane via a glycosyl-phosphatidylinositol (GPI) tail. It is expressed transiently during CNS and PNS development both as GPI-anchored and soluble forms. CNTN1 is a physiological ligand of NOTCH, shown to bind and activate NOTCH1 and NOTCH2 in trans. The activation of NOTCH signaling by CNTN1 is Deltex (DTX)-dependent and promotes oligodendrocyte maturation and myelination.

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PubMed ID Title Journal Year
14567914 F3/contactin acts as a functional ligand for Notch during oligodendrocyte maturation

Hu, QD, Ang, BT, Karsak, M, Hu, WP, Cui, XY, Duka, T, Takeda, Y, Chia, W, Sankar, N, Ng, YK, Ling, EA, Maciag, T, Small, D, Trifonova, R, Kopan, R, Okano, H, Nakafuku, M, Chiba, S, Hirai, H, Aster, JC, Schachner, M, Pallen, CJ, Watanabe, K, Xiao, ZC

Cell 2003
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