Gene Symbol: nAChRa6
Description: nicotinic acetylcholine receptor alpha 6 subunit
Alias: AChRA6, nicotinic acetylcholine receptor alpha6 subunit, AUGUSTUS-3.0.2_13633, GLEAN_13633, nAChR subunit alpha6, nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunit a6, nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunit alpha6
Species: red flour beetle

Top Publications

  1. Jones A, Sattelle D. The cys-loop ligand-gated ion channel gene superfamily of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. BMC Genomics. 2007;8:327 pubmed publisher
    ..These findings on Tribolium castaneum enhance our understanding of cys-loop LGIC functional genomics and provide a useful basis for the development of improved insecticides that target an important agricultural pest...
  2. Jin Y, Tian N, Cao J, Liang J, Yang Z, Lv J. RNA editing and alternative splicing of the insect nAChR subunit alpha6 transcript: evolutionary conservation, divergence and regulation. BMC Evol Biol. 2007;7:98 pubmed publisher
  3. Rinkevich F, Scott J. Transcriptional diversity and allelic variation in nicotinic acetylcholine receptor subunits of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum. Insect Mol Biol. 2009;18:233-42 pubmed publisher
    ..Alleles were found for all subunit genes, except Tcasalpha1 and Tcasalpha10. Transcriptional and allelic diversity are discussed with respect to receptor function and potential interactions with insecticides...