Gene Symbol: p2rx8
Description: purinergic receptor P2X, ligand-gated ion channel, 8
Alias: P2X.514, p2xr514, purinergic receptor P2X8, zP2X5.2
Species: zebrafish

Top Publications

  1. Kucenas S, Li Z, Cox J, Egan T, Voigt M. Molecular characterization of the zebrafish P2X receptor subunit gene family. Neuroscience. 2003;121:935-45 pubmed
    ..These results suggest that P2X receptors might play a role in the early development and/or function of the sensory nervous system in vertebrates. ..
  2. Appelbaum L, Skariah G, Mourrain P, Mignot E. Comparative expression of p2x receptors and ecto-nucleoside triphosphate diphosphohydrolase 3 in hypocretin and sensory neurons in zebrafish. Brain Res. 2007;1174:66-75 pubmed
    ..Specifically, p2rx2, p2rx3.1, p2rx3.2 and p2rx8 were expressed in the trigeminal ganglia and subsets of Rohon-Beard neurons...
  3. Low S, Kuwada J, Hume R. Amino acid variations resulting in functional and nonfunctional zebrafish P2X(1) and P2X (5.1) receptors. Purinergic Signal. 2008;4:383-92 pubmed publisher
    ..1). Antisense knockdown of P2X(5.1) eliminated skeletal muscle responsiveness to ATP but did not prevent myogenesis or behaviors that require functional transmission at the neuromuscular junction. ..