Gene Symbol: GRIN2A
Description: glutamate ionotropic receptor NMDA type subunit 2A
Alias: EPND, FESD, GluN2A, LKS, NMDAR2A, NR2A, glutamate receptor ionotropic, NMDA 2A, N-methyl D-aspartate receptor subtype 2A, N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor channel, subunit epsilon-1, N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor subunit 2A, glutamate receptor, ionotropic, N-methyl D-aspartate 2A
Species: human
Products:     GRIN2A

Top Publications

  1. Haughey N, Nath A, Mattson M, Slevin J, Geiger J. HIV-1 Tat through phosphorylation of NMDA receptors potentiates glutamate excitotoxicity. J Neurochem. 2001;78:457-67 pubmed
    ..Tat increased 32P incorporation into NMDA receptor subunits NR2A and NR2B and this effect was blocked by genestein...
  2. Andresen J, Gayan J, Cherny S, Brocklebank D, Alkorta Aranburu G, Addis E, et al. Replication of twelve association studies for Huntington's disease residual age of onset in large Venezuelan kindreds. J Med Genet. 2007;44:44-50 pubmed
    ..L1 (UCHL1), p53 (TP53), caspase-activated DNase (DFFB), and the NR2A and NR2B glutamate receptor subunits (GRIN2A, GRIN2B)...
  3. Eugenin E, King J, Nath A, Calderon T, Zukin R, Bennett M, et al. HIV-tat induces formation of an LRP-PSD-95- NMDAR-nNOS complex that promotes apoptosis in neurons and astrocytes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2007;104:3438-43 pubmed
    ..These findings implicate the complex in HIV-induced neuronal apoptosis and suggest therapeutic targets for intervention in the pathogenesis of NeuroAIDS. ..
  4. Kim M, Chang X, Nagpal J, Yamashita K, Baek J, DasGupta S, et al. The N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor type 2A is frequently methylated in human colorectal carcinoma and suppresses cell growth. Oncogene. 2008;27:2045-54 pubmed
    ..We found that among the three NMDARs examined (NMDAR1, NMDAR2A, NMDAR2B), only NMDAR2A was silenced in colorectal carcinoma (CRC) cell lines at basal line and reactivated by ..
  5. King J, Eugenin E, Hazleton J, Morgello S, Berman J. Mechanisms of HIV-tat-induced phosphorylation of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor subunit 2A in human primary neurons: implications for neuroAIDS pathogenesis. Am J Pathol. 2010;176:2819-30 pubmed publisher
    ..demonstrate that tat treatment of human neurons results in tyrosine (Y) phosphorylation of the NMDAR subunit 2A (NR2A) in a src kinase-dependent manner...
  6. Domart M, Benyamina A, Lemoine A, Bourgain C, Blecha L, Debuire B, et al. Association between a polymorphism in the promoter of a glutamate receptor subunit gene (GRIN2A) and alcoholism. Addict Biol. 2012;17:783-5 pubmed publisher
    A variable (GT)(n) repeat in the 5'-regulatory region of N-methyl-D-aspartate GRIN2A subtype has recently been identified and associated with psychiatric disorders...
  7. Lemke J, Lal D, Reinthaler E, Steiner I, Nothnagel M, Alber M, et al. Mutations in GRIN2A cause idiopathic focal epilepsy with rolandic spikes. Nat Genet. 2013;45:1067-72 pubmed publisher
    ..The genetic basis is largely unknown. We detected new heterozygous mutations in GRIN2A in 27 of 359 affected individuals from 2 independent cohorts with IFE (7.5%; P = 4...
  8. Williams N, Bowen T, Spurlock G, Norton N, Williams H, Hoogendoorn B, et al. Determination of the genomic structure and mutation screening in schizophrenic individuals for five subunits of the N-methyl-D-aspartate glutamate receptor. Mol Psychiatry. 2002;7:508-14 pubmed
    ..2). These SNPs will therefore be suitable for studying neuropsychiatric phenotypes that are putatively related to NMDA dysfunction. Pooled analysis provided no support for association between any of the GRIN genes and schizophrenia. ..
  9. Arning L, Saft C, Wieczorek S, Andrich J, Kraus P, Epplen J. NR2A and NR2B receptor gene variations modify age at onset in Huntington disease in a sex-specific manner. Hum Genet. 2007;122:175-82 pubmed
    ..g. variations in the NR2A and NR2B glutamate receptor subunit genes (GRIN2A, GRIN2B)...

More Information

Publications109 found, 100 shown here

  1. Carvill G, Regan B, Yendle S, O Roak B, Lozovaya N, Bruneau N, et al. GRIN2A mutations cause epilepsy-aphasia spectrum disorders. Nat Genet. 2013;45:1073-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Rare pathogenic deletions that include GRIN2A have been implicated in neurodevelopmental disorders...
  2. Monyer H, Sprengel R, Schoepfer R, Herb A, Higuchi M, Lomeli H, et al. Heteromeric NMDA receptors: molecular and functional distinction of subtypes. Science. 1992;256:1217-21 pubmed
    ..Molecular cloning identified three complementary DNA species of rat brain, encoding NMDA receptor subunits NMDAR2A (NR2A), NR2B, and NR2C, which are 55 to 70% identical in sequence...
  3. Sakimura K, Kutsuwada T, Ito I, Manabe T, Takayama C, Kushiya E, et al. Reduced hippocampal LTP and spatial learning in mice lacking NMDA receptor epsilon 1 subunit. Nature. 1995;373:151-5 pubmed
    ..On the basis of the Mg2+ sensitivity and expression patterns, we have proposed that the epsilon 1 (NR2A) and epsilon 2 (NR2B) subunits play a role in synaptic plasticity...
  4. Itokawa M, Yamada K, Yoshitsugu K, Toyota T, Suga T, Ohba H, et al. A microsatellite repeat in the promoter of the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor 2A subunit (GRIN2A) gene suppresses transcriptional activity and correlates with chronic outcome in schizophrenia. Pharmacogenetics. 2003;13:271-8 pubmed
    ..This evidence suggests that the NR2A (GRIN2A) gene may play a role in the development of schizophrenia and disease phenotypes...
  5. Turic D, Langley K, Mills S, Stephens M, Lawson D, Govan C, et al. Follow-up of genetic linkage findings on chromosome 16p13: evidence of association of N-methyl-D aspartate glutamate receptor 2A gene polymorphism with ADHD. Mol Psychiatry. 2004;9:169-73 pubmed
    ..2, P=5 x 10(-6)). The GRIN2A (glutamate receptor, ionotropic, N-methyl D-aspartate 2A) gene that encodes the N-methyl D-aspartate receptor ..
  6. Iwayama Shigeno Y, Yamada K, Itokawa M, Toyota T, Meerabux J, Minabe Y, et al. Extended analyses support the association of a functional (GT)n polymorphism in the GRIN2A promoter with Japanese schizophrenia. Neurosci Lett. 2005;378:102-5 pubmed
    ..Recently, we identified a variable (GT)n repeat in the promoter region of the NMDA NR2A subunit gene (GRIN2A), and showed its association with schizophrenia in a case-control study, together with a correlation between the ..
  7. Tang J, Chen X, Xu X, Wu R, Zhao J, Hu Z, et al. Significant linkage and association between a functional (GT)n polymorphism in promoter of the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor subunit gene (GRIN2A) and schizophrenia. Neurosci Lett. 2006;409:80-2 pubmed
    ..identified a variable (GT)n polymorphism in the promoter region of the N-methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA) subunit gene (GRIN2A), and showed its association with schizophrenia in a case-control study, together with a correlation between the ..
  8. Schumann G, Johann M, Frank J, Preuss U, Dahmen N, Laucht M, et al. Systematic analysis of glutamatergic neurotransmission genes in alcohol dependence and adolescent risky drinking behavior. Arch Gen Psychiatry. 2008;65:826-38 pubmed publisher
    ..Genotype profiles for GLAST; N-methyl-d-aspartate-receptor subunits NR1, NR2A, and NR2B; MGLUR5; NNOS; PRKG2; CAMK4; the regulatory subunit of PI3K; and CREB were analyzed for association with ..
  9. Endele S, Rosenberger G, Geider K, Popp B, Tamer C, Stefanova I, et al. Mutations in GRIN2A and GRIN2B encoding regulatory subunits of NMDA receptors cause variable neurodevelopmental phenotypes. Nat Genet. 2010;42:1021-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Either GRIN2B or GRIN2A, encoding the NMDA receptor subunits NR2B and NR2A, was found to be disrupted by chromosome translocation ..
  10. Wei X, Walia V, Lin J, Teer J, Prickett T, Gartner J, et al. Exome sequencing identifies GRIN2A as frequently mutated in melanoma. Nat Genet. 2011;43:442-6 pubmed publisher
    ..Ser722Phe) in 6 out of 167 affected individuals (∼4%), as well as a previously unidentified gene, GRIN2A, which was mutated in 33% of melanoma samples...
  11. Shin A, Kim H, Thayer S. Subtype selective NMDA receptor antagonists induce recovery of synapses lost following exposure to HIV-1 Tat. Br J Pharmacol. 2012;166:1002-17 pubmed publisher
    ..Surprisingly, memantine and ifenprodil induced synapse recovery in the presence of Tat. In contrast, the GluN2A-prefering antagonist TCN201 prevented synapse loss and recovery with no effect on cell death...
  12. Shin A, Thayer S. Human immunodeficiency virus-1 protein Tat induces excitotoxic loss of presynaptic terminals in hippocampal cultures. Mol Cell Neurosci. 2013;54:22-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Understanding the dynamics of synaptic changes in response to HIV infection of the CNS may lead to the design of improved pharmacotherapies for HAND patients. ..
  13. Lesca G, Rudolf G, Bruneau N, Lozovaya N, Labalme A, Boutry Kryza N, et al. GRIN2A mutations in acquired epileptic aphasia and related childhood focal epilepsies and encephalopathies with speech and language dysfunction. Nat Genet. 2013;45:1061-6 pubmed publisher
    ..or inherited mutations in the GRIN2A gene (encoding the N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) glutamate receptor ?2 subunit, GluN2A)...
  14. Vink J, Smit A, de Geus E, Sullivan P, Willemsen G, Hottenga J, et al. Genome-wide association study of smoking initiation and current smoking. Am J Hum Genet. 2009;84:367-79 pubmed publisher
    ..Several interesting groups of proteins stood out, including glutamate receptors (e.g., GRIN2B, GRIN2A, GRIK2, GRM8), proteins involved in tyrosine kinase receptor signaling (e.g., NTRK2, GRB14), transporters (e.g...
  15. Altinoz M, Ince B. Hemoglobins emerging roles in mental disorders. Metabolical, genetical and immunological aspects. Int J Dev Neurosci. 2017;61:73-85 pubmed publisher
    ..16p13.3 region also contains GRIN2A gene encoding N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor-2A and SSTR5 (Somatostatin Receptor-5), again involving in mental ..
  16. Karthick C, Nithiyanandan S, Essa M, Guillemin G, Jayachandran S, Anusuyadevi M. Time-dependent effect of oligomeric amyloid-β (1-42)-induced hippocampal neurodegeneration in rat model of Alzheimer's disease. Neurol Res. 2019;41:139-150 pubmed publisher
    ..IBO: ibotenic acid; NMDA: N-methyl d-aspartate; NMDAR: N-methyl d-aspartate receptor; NR2A: N-methyl d-aspartate receptor 2A; NR2B: N-methyl d-aspartate receptor 2B; ACh: acetylcholine; α7-nAChR: α7-..
  17. Demyanenko S, Uzdensky A. Profiling of Signaling Proteins in Penumbra After Focal Photothrombotic Infarct in the Rat Brain Cortex. Mol Neurobiol. 2017;54:6839-6856 pubmed publisher
    ..p38, JNK, p53, growth arrest and DNA damage inducible protein 153 (GADD153), glutamate decarboxylases (GAD65/67), NMDAR2a, c-myc) and antiapoptotic proteins (Bcl-x, p63, MDM2, p21WAF-1, ERK1/2, ERK5, MAP kinase-activated protein kinase-..
  18. Lauritzen K, Hasan Olive M, Regnell C, Kleppa L, Scheibye Knudsen M, Gjedde A, et al. A ketogenic diet accelerates neurodegeneration in mice with induced mitochondrial DNA toxicity in the forebrain. Neurobiol Aging. 2016;48:34-47 pubmed publisher
    ..regulators such as SIRT1 and FIS1, and appeared to downregulate N-methyl-D-aspartic acid (NMDA) receptor subunits NR2A/B and upregulate γ-aminobutyric acid A (GABAA) receptor subunits α1...
  19. Perucca P, Perucca E. Identifying mutations in epilepsy genes: Impact on treatment selection. Epilepsy Res. 2019;152:18-30 pubmed publisher
    ..g., memantine has been used to treat the epileptic encephalopathy caused by a specific gain-of-function GRIN2A mutation), thus making 'drug repurposing' a valuable tool for personalized epilepsy therapies...
  20. Kumar A, Dogra S, Sona C, Umrao D, Rashid M, Singh S, et al. Chronic histamine 3 receptor antagonism alleviates depression like conditions in mice via modulation of brain-derived neurotrophic factor and hypothalamus-pituitary adrenal axis. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2019;101:128-137 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, ciproxifan significantly modulated NMDA glutamate receptor subunits NR2B and NR2A. Thus, these results suggest that increased HA signaling in the brain produces antidepressant-like effects in mice ..
  21. Tameh A, Karimian M, Zare Dehghanani Z, Aftabi Y, Beyer C. Role of Steroid Therapy after Ischemic Stroke by n-Methyl-d-Aspartate Receptor Gene Regulation. J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2018;27:3066-3075 pubmed publisher
    ..Cerebral ischemia caused a significant downregulation in NR1, NR2A, NR2B and a profound upregulation of NR3B in cortical penumbra region...
  22. Jiang Y, Jakovcevski M, Bharadwaj R, Connor C, Schroeder F, Lin C, et al. Setdb1 histone methyltransferase regulates mood-related behaviors and expression of the NMDA receptor subunit NR2B. J Neurosci. 2010;30:7152-67 pubmed publisher pharmacological blockade of NR2B, and accelerated NMDA receptor desensitization consistent with a shift in NR2A/B subunit ratios...
  23. Singhakumar R, Boontem P, Ekthuwapranee K, Sotthibundhu A, Mukda S, Chetsawang B, et al. Melatonin attenuates methamphetamine-induced inhibition of neurogenesis in the adult mouse hippocampus: An in vivo study. Neurosci Lett. 2015;606:209-14 pubmed publisher
    ..kinase (MAPK) signaling activity and altered expression of the N-methyl-d-aspartate (NMDA) receptor subunits NR2A and NR2B as well as calcium/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II (CaMKII)...
  24. Arcego D, Toniazzo A, Krolow R, Lampert C, Berlitz C, Dos Santos Garcia E, et al. Impact of High-Fat Diet and Early Stress on Depressive-Like Behavior and Hippocampal Plasticity in Adult Male Rats. Mol Neurobiol. 2018;55:2740-2753 pubmed publisher
    ..neurotrophic factor (BDNF) signaling pathways, and increased expression of subunit of the NMDA receptor (NR2A)...
  25. Cozzoli D, Kaufman M, Nipper M, Hashimoto J, Wiren K, Finn D. Functional regulation of PI3K-associated signaling in the accumbens by binge alcohol drinking in male but not female mice. Neuropharmacology. 2016;105:164-174 pubmed publisher
    ..Expression of genes encoding mGlu1, mGlu5, the NR2A subunit of the NMDA receptor, and Homer2 were all decreased by binge alcohol consumption in males, while females ..
  26. Guo W, Chu Y, Imai S, Yang J, Zou S, Mohammad Z, et al. Further observations on the behavioral and neural effects of bone marrow stromal cells in rodent pain models. Mol Pain. 2016;12: pubmed publisher
    ..Finally, we observed that GluN2A (N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor subunit 2A) tyrosine phosphorylation and protein kinase Cgamma (PKCg) ..
  27. Yao G, Yue H, Yun Y, Sang N. Chronic SO2 inhalation above environmental standard impairs neuronal behavior and represses glutamate receptor gene expression and memory-related kinase activation via neuroinflammation in rats. Environ Res. 2015;137:85-93 pubmed publisher
    ..we detected that SO2 inhalation reduced the expression of Arc and glutamate receptor subunits (GluR1, GluR2, NR1, NR2A, and NR2B) with a concentration-dependent property in comparison to controls...
  28. Song L, Nath A, Geiger J, Moore A, Hochman S. Human immunodeficiency virus type 1 Tat protein directly activates neuronal N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors at an allosteric zinc-sensitive site. J Neurovirol. 2003;9:399-403 pubmed
    ..Thus, Tat appears to excite neurons via direct activation of the NMDA receptor at an allosteric Zn(2+)-sensitive site. ..
  29. Zhao B, Zhu Y, Wang W, Cui H, Wang Y, Lai J. Analysis of variations in the glutamate receptor, N-methyl D-aspartate 2A (GRIN2A) gene reveals their relative importance as genetic susceptibility factors for heroin addiction. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e70817 pubmed publisher
    The glutamate receptor, N-methyl D-aspartate 2A (GRIN2A) gene that encodes the 2A subunit of the N-methyl D-aspartate (NMDA) receptor was recently shown to be involved in the development of opiate addiction...
  30. Wei Q, Yu D, Liu M, Wang M, Zhao M, Liu M, et al. Genome-wide association study identifies three susceptibility loci for laryngeal squamous cell carcinoma in the Chinese population. Nat Genet. 2014;46:1110-4 pubmed publisher
    ..48 × 10(-14)), respectively. None of these variants showed an interaction with smoking or drinking. This is the first GWAS to our knowledge solely on LSCC, and the findings might advance understanding of the etiology of LSCC. ..
  31. Zuckerman C, Blumkin E, Melamed O, Golan H. Glutamatergic synapse protein composition of wild-type mice is sensitive to in utero MTHFR genotype and the timing of neonatal vigabatrin exposure. Eur Neuropsychopharmacol. 2015;25:1787-802 pubmed publisher
    ..The effect of in utero MTHFR deficiency varies with the age of neonatal GVG exposure to modify GluR1, NR2A, reelin, CAMKII α, and NLG1 levels...
  32. Fan H, Li X, Wang W, Lai Q, Tang X, Gao D, et al. Effects of NMDA-Receptor Antagonist on the Expressions of Bcl-2 and Bax in the Subventricular Zone of Neonatal Rats with Hypoxia-Ischemia Brain Damage. Cell Biochem Biophys. 2015;73:323-330 pubmed publisher
    ..However, the exact effects of the NMDA subunits, NR2A and NR2B, during hypoxic-ischemic have not been investigated in detail...
  33. Bagasrawala I, Memi F, V Radonjić N, Zecevic N. N-Methyl d-Aspartate Receptor Expression Patterns in the Human Fetal Cerebral Cortex. Cereb Cortex. 2017;27:5041-5053 pubmed publisher
    ..With increasing fetal age, expression of the NMDAR-encoding genes Grin1 (NR1) and Grin2a (NR2A) increased while Grin2b (NR2B) expression decreased...
  34. Gardoni F, Schrama L, Kamal A, Gispen W, Cattabeni F, Di Luca M. Hippocampal synaptic plasticity involves competition between Ca2+/calmodulin-dependent protein kinase II and postsynaptic density 95 for binding to the NR2A subunit of the NMDA receptor. J Neurosci. 2001;21:1501-9 pubmed
    ..Here we report that the C-terminal NR2A(S1389-V1464) sequence was sufficient to guarantee the association of both native and recombinant alphaCaMKII and ..
  35. Mayadevi M, Praseeda M, Kumar K, Omkumar R. Sequence determinants on the NR2A and NR2B subunits of NMDA receptor responsible for specificity of phosphorylation by CaMKII. Biochim Biophys Acta. 2002;1598:40-5 pubmed
    ..However, CaMKII shows decreased affinity towards the closely related NR2A subunit due to an -Ile-Asn- motif present as a natural insertion in the analogous sequence on NR2A.
  36. Sharp C, Hines I, Houghton J, Warren A, Jackson T, Jawahar A, et al. Glutamate causes a loss in human cerebral endothelial barrier integrity through activation of NMDA receptor. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2003;285:H2592-8 pubmed
    ..Our results are consistent with a model where glutamate, at excitotoxic levels, may lead to a breakdown in the blood brain barrier via activation of NMDA receptors. ..
  37. Ma J, Zhang G. Lithium reduced N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor subunit 2A tyrosine phosphorylation and its interactions with Src and Fyn mediated by PSD-95 in rat hippocampus following cerebral ischemia. Neurosci Lett. 2003;348:185-9 pubmed
    ..and Src family protein tyrosine kinase-mediated tyrosine phosphorylation of NMDA receptor subunit 2A (NR2A) enhances NMDA receptor activity, we examined the effects of lithium on tyrosine phosphorylation of NR2A and its ..
  38. Bach P, Kirsch M, Hoffmann S, Jorde A, Mann K, Frank J, et al. The effects of single nucleotide polymorphisms in glutamatergic neurotransmission genes on neural response to alcohol cues and craving. Addict Biol. 2015;20:1022-32 pubmed publisher
    ..effects of four single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in the genes of the N-Methyl-d-aspartate receptor (GRIN1, GRIN2A, GRIN2C) and kainate receptor (GRIK1), which have been previously associated with alcoholism, on behavior, neural ..
  39. Tay S, Fairhurst A, Mak A. Clinical utility of circulating anti-N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor subunits NR2A/B antibody for the diagnosis of neuropsychiatric syndromes in systemic lupus erythematosus and Sjögren's syndrome: An updated meta-analysis. Autoimmun Rev. 2017;16:114-122 pubmed publisher
    ..Anti-N-methyl-d-aspartate receptor subunits NR2A/B (anti-NR2A/B) antibodies have been demonstrated in the sera of SLE and SS patients and have been associated with ..
  40. Tu W, Chen W, Xia W, He R, Hu J, Jiang M, et al. The regulatory effect of electro-acupuncture on the expression of NMDA receptors in a SCI rat model. Life Sci. 2017;177:8-14 pubmed publisher
    ..To test whether EA could protect the spinal cord after SCI by decreasing the expression levels of NR1 and NR2A. We conducted EA treatment on a rat SCI model produced with a New York University (NYU) Impactor and measured ..
  41. Coll M, Striano P, Ferrer Costa C, Campuzano O, Mates J, Del Olmo B, et al. Targeted next-generation sequencing provides novel clues for associated epilepsy and cardiac conduction disorder/SUDEP. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0189618 pubmed publisher
    ..revealed variants with positive genotype-phenotype segregation: four missense variants in the CDKL5, CNTNAP2, GRIN2A and ADGRV1 genes and one copy number variant in KCNQ1...
  42. Meddows E, Le Bourdelles B, Grimwood S, Wafford K, Sandhu S, Whiting P, et al. Identification of molecular determinants that are important in the assembly of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptors. J Biol Chem. 2001;276:18795-803 pubmed
    ..Since NR2A is not transported to the cell surface unless it is associated with NR1 (McIlhinney, R. A. J., Le Bourdellès, B...
  43. Liu Y, Zhang G, Gao C, Hou X. NMDA receptor activation results in tyrosine phosphorylation of NMDA receptor subunit 2A(NR2A) and interaction of Pyk2 and Src with NR2A after transient cerebral ischemia and reperfusion. Brain Res. 2001;909:51-8 pubmed
    ..In this study, effect of ischemia and reperfusion (I/R) on tyrosine phosphorylation of NMDA receptor subunit 2A (NR2A) and the interaction of two tyrosine kinases, Src and Pyk2, with NR2A was investigated...
  44. Vazhappilly R, Sucher N. Turnover analysis of N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor subunit NR1 protein in PC12 cells. Neurosci Lett. 2002;318:153-7 pubmed
    ..PC12 cells serve as a useful model for the elucidation of translational and post-translational mechanisms of NMDAR expression. ..
  45. Liu Y, Li C. Inhibition of N-methyl-D-aspartate-activated current by bis(7)-tacrine in HEK-293 cells expressing NR1/NR2A or NR1/NR2B receptors. J Huazhong Univ Sci Technolog Med Sci. 2012;32:793-797 pubmed publisher
    In normal rat forebrain, the NR1/NR2A and NR1/NR2B dimmers are the main constitutional forms of NMDA receptors...
  46. Shepherd A, Loo L, Mohapatra D. Chemokine co-receptor CCR5/CXCR4-dependent modulation of Kv2.1 channel confers acute neuroprotection to HIV-1 glycoprotein gp120 exposure. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e76698 pubmed publisher
    ..These observations shed new light on the intrinsic homeostatic mechanisms of neuronal resilience during the acute stages of neuro-HIV infections. ..
  47. de Unamuno Bustos B, Murria Estal R, Pérez Simó G, de Juan Jiménez I, Escutia Muñoz B, Rodriguez Serna M, et al. Towards Personalized Medicine in Melanoma: Implementation of a Clinical Next-Generation Sequencing Panel. Sci Rep. 2017;7:495 pubmed publisher
    ..The most prevalent mutated genes were BRAF (50%;50/199), NRAS (15%;15/100), PREX2 (14%;14/100), GRIN2A (13%;13/100), and ERBB4 (12%;12/100)...
  48. Bradley R, Mardian E, Bloemberg D, Aristizabal Henao J, Mitchell A, Marvyn P, et al. Mice Deficient in lysophosphatidic acid acyltransferase delta (Lpaatδ)/acylglycerophosphate acyltransferase 4 (Agpat4) Have Impaired Learning and Memory. Mol Cell Biol. 2017;37: pubmed publisher
    ..a significantly and drastically lower brain content of the N-methyl-d-asparate (NMDA) receptor subunits NR1, NR2A, and NR2B, as well as the α-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic acid (AMPA) receptor subunit GluR1, ..
  49. Yang X, Qian P, Xu X, Liu X, Wu X, Zhang Y, et al. GRIN2A mutations in epilepsy-aphasia spectrum disorders. Brain Dev. 2018;40:205-210 pubmed publisher
    ..Mutations in the GRIN2A gene, encoding the NMDA glutamate receptor ?2 subunit were reported in focal epilepsy with speech disorder...
  50. Krupp J, Vissel B, Thomas C, Heinemann S, Westbrook G. Calcineurin acts via the C-terminus of NR2A to modulate desensitization of NMDA receptors. Neuropharmacology. 2002;42:593-602 pubmed
    ..examined the action of CaN on desensitization in recombinant NMDA receptors comprised of NMDA receptor 1 (NR1) and NR2A subunits. The C-terminus of NR2A, but not NR1, was critical for modulation of desensitization by CaN...
  51. Tang L, Zhang Y, Chen G, Xiong Y, Wang X, Zhu B. Down-regulation of Pin1 in Temporal Lobe Epilepsy Patients and Mouse Model. Neurochem Res. 2017;42:1211-1218 pubmed publisher
    ..Furthermore, the reciprocal coimmunoprecipitation analysis showed that Pin1 interacted with NR2A and NR2B-containing NMDA receptors not AMPA receptors in epileptic mouse models...
  52. Banerjee J, BanerjeeDixit A, Srivastava A, Ramanujam B, Kakkar A, Sarkar C, et al. Altered glutamatergic tone reveals two distinct resting state networks at the cellular level in hippocampal sclerosis. Sci Rep. 2017;7:319 pubmed publisher
    ..The magnitude of the change in the expression of the NR2A subunit of the NMDA receptors also varied in these two regions...
  53. Roche K, Raymond L, Blackstone C, Huganir R. Transmembrane topology of the glutamate receptor subunit GluR6. J Biol Chem. 1994;269:11679-82 pubmed
    ..Combining these results with other recent data, we have proposed an alternative transmembrane topology model. ..
  54. Toggas S, Masliah E, Mucke L. Prevention of HIV-1 gp120-induced neuronal damage in the central nervous system of transgenic mice by the NMDA receptor antagonist memantine. Brain Res. 1996;706:303-7 pubmed
    ..They also suggest that clinically tolerated NMDA receptor antagonists may be useful in the prevention of neuronal damage in HIV-1-infected patients. ..
  55. Stan T, Sousa V, Zhang X, Ono M, Svenningsson P. Lurasidone and fluoxetine reduce novelty-induced hypophagia and NMDA receptor subunit and PSD-95 expression in mouse brain. Eur Neuropsychopharmacol. 2015;25:1714-22 pubmed publisher
    ..Western blotting experiments showed that both lurasidone and fluoxetine decreased the total levels of NR1, NR2A and NR2B subunits of NMDA receptors and PSD-95 (PostSynaptic Density-95) in hippocampus and prefrontal cortex...
  56. Wang Y, Liu S, Zhang N, Yang J, Zhang Y. Impaired hippocampal synaptic plasticity and NR2A/2B expression ratio in remifentanil withdrawal rats. Neurotoxicology. 2016;53:115-123 pubmed publisher
    ..Immunohistochemistry results demonstrated increased NR2A/NR2B ratio that should be included depression of LTP...
  57. Gorska Ponikowska M, Perricone U, Kuban Jankowska A, Lo Bosco G, Barone G. 2-methoxyestradiol impacts on amino acids-mediated metabolic reprogramming in osteosarcoma cells by its interaction with NMDA receptor. J Cell Physiol. 2017;232:3030-3049 pubmed publisher
    ..The obtained data confirmed that 2-methoxyestradiol may be a physiological anticancer molecule. ..
  58. Park J, Kim Y, Ahn J, Choi S, Hong S, Kim S, et al. Atomoxetine Protects Against NMDA Receptor-mediated Hippocampal Neuronal Death Following Transient Global Cerebral Ischemia. Curr Neurovasc Res. 2017;14:158-168 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, immunoreactivities of NMDAR1, NMDAR2A/B, B-cell lymphoma 2 (Bcl-2) and Bcl-2- associated X protein (Bax) are closely related with neuroexcitotoxicity...
  59. Tang Y, Wang X, Zhang S, Duan S, Qing W, Chen G, et al. Pre-existing weakness is critical for the occurrence of postoperative cognitive dysfunction in mice of the same age. PLoS ONE. 2017;12:e0182471 pubmed publisher
    ..The brains were collected to detect the levels of neuroinflammation, synaptophysin and NMDA receptor subunits NR2A, NR2B and NR1 (by western blot), and oxidative stress (by Dihydroethidium)...
  60. Gass N, Becker R, Sack M, Schwarz A, Reinwald J, Cosa Linan A, et al. Antagonism at the NR2B subunit of NMDA receptors induces increased connectivity of the prefrontal and subcortical regions regulating reward behavior. Psychopharmacology (Berl). 2018;235:1055-1068 pubmed publisher
    ..Since ketamine equally blocks NR2A- and NR2B-containing NMDAR, and has affinity to other receptors, NR2B-selective drugs might have improved ..
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