PSD-95 binds NMDA receptor

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R-HSA-8849878
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Reaction [binding]
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Homo sapiens
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Many membrane proteins that contain a PDZ-binding domain require an interaction with a PDZ protein for correct targeting to the cell surface (Zheng et al. 2011). N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor interact with postsynaptic density protein (PSD-95) and the PSD-95 family might serve to anchor NMDA receptors to the submembrane cytoskeleton and aid in the assembly of signal transduction complexes at postsynaptic sites (Niethammer et al. 1996, Kornau et al. 1995, Sans et al. 2000).

Literature References
PubMed ID Title Journal Year
7569905 Domain interaction between NMDA receptor subunits and the postsynaptic density protein PSD-95

Kornau, HC, Schenker, LT, Kennedy, MB, Seeburg, PH

Science 1995
8601796 Interaction between the C terminus of NMDA receptor subunits and multiple members of the PSD-95 family of membrane-associated guanylate kinases

Niethammer, M, Kim, E, Sheng, M

J. Neurosci. 1996
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