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Previous GeneCards Identifiers for STX17 Gene
GeneCards Summary for STX17 Gene
STX17 (Syntaxin 17) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Nicotine Pathway (Dopaminergic Neuron), Pharmacodynamics and Nicotine Pathway (Dopaminergic Neuron), Pharmacodynamics. GO annotations related to this gene include protein phosphatase binding and SNARE binding.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for STX17 Gene
SNAREs, Soluble N-ethylmaleimide-sensitive factor-attachment protein receptors, are essential proteins for fusion of cellular membranes. SNAREs localized on opposing membranes assemble to form a trans-SNARE complex, an extended, parallel four alpha-helical bundle that drives membrane fusion. STX17 is a SNARE of the autophagosome involved in autophagy through the direct control of autophagosome membrane fusion with the lysosome membrane. May also play a role in the early secretory pathway where it may maintain the architecture of the endoplasmic reticulum-Golgi intermediate compartment/ERGIC and Golgi and/or regulate transport between the endoplasmic reticulum, the ERGIC and the Golgi (PubMed:21545355).