Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating GLRA4 and hyperekplexia

GLRA4 [ENSP00000361700]

Glycine receptor subunit alpha-4; Glycine receptors are ligand-gated chloride channels. Channel opening is triggered by extracellular glycine. Channel opening is also triggered by taurine and beta-alanine. Plays a role in the down-regulation of neuronal excitability. Contributes to the generation of inhibitory postsynaptic currents.

Synonyms:  GLRA4,  GLRA4p,  hGLRA4,  F8WCE1,  Q5JXX5 ...

Linkouts:  STRING  Pharos  UniProt