Aliases for NPTX1 Gene
External Ids for NPTX1 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for NPTX1 Gene
NPTX1 is a member of the neuronal pentraxin gene family. Neuronal pentraxin 1 is similar to the rat NP1 gene which encodes a binding protein for the snake venom toxin taipoxin. Human NPTX1 mRNA is exclusively localized to the nervous system. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
GeneCards Summary for NPTX1 Gene
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Summary for NPTX1 Gene
May be involved in mediating uptake of synaptic material during synapse remodeling or in mediating the synaptic clustering of AMPA glutamate receptors at a subset of excitatory synapses.