NXPH1 (Protein | Antibody | cDNA Clone | ELISA Kit)

All NXPH1 reagents are produced in house and quality controlled, including 5 NXPH1 Antibody, 39 NXPH1 Gene, 2 NXPH1 Lysate, 2 NXPH1 Protein, 3 NXPH1 qPCR. All NXPH1 reagents are ready to use.

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NXPH1 Background

Neurexophilin-1, or NXPH1 is a secreted glycoprotein, which belongs to the Neurexophilin family. The Neurexophilin family contain at least four genes and resembles a neuropeptide, suggesting a function as an endogenous ligand for alpha-neurexins. The mammalian brains contain four genes for neurexophilins the products of which share a common structure composed of five domains: an N-terminal signal peptide, a variable N-terminal domain, a highly conserved central domain that is N-glycosylated, a short linker region, and a conserved C-terminal domain that is cysteine-rich. Neurexophilin-1 constitutes a secreted cysteine-rich glycoprotein, forms a very tight complex with alpha neurexins, a group of proteins that promote adhesion between dendrites and axons. Neurexophilins 1 and 3 but not 4 (neurexophilin 2 is not expressed in rodents) bind to a single individual LNS domain, the second overall LNS domain in all three alpha-neurexins.

NXPH1 References

  • Missler M, et al. (1998) Neurexophilin binding to alpha-neurexins. A single LNS domain functions as an independently folding ligand-binding unit. J Biol Chem. 273(52): 34716-23.
  • Missler M, et al. (1998) Neurexophilins form a conserved family of neuropeptide-like glycoproteins. J Neurosci. 18(10): 3630-8.
  • Petrenko AG, et al. (1996) Structure and evolution of neurexophilin. J Neurosci. 16(14): 4360-9.