GABRG1 gene

gamma-aminobutyric acid type A receptor gamma1 subunit

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From NCBI Gene:

The protein encoded by this gene belongs to the ligand-gated ionic channel family. It is an integral membrane protein and plays an important role in inhibiting neurotransmission by binding to the benzodiazepine receptor and opening an integral chloride channel. This gene is clustered with three other family members on chromosome 4. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

From UniProt:

GABA, the major inhibitory neurotransmitter in the vertebrate brain, mediates neuronal inhibition by binding to the GABA/benzodiazepine receptor and opening an integral chloride channel.

Cytogenetic Location: 4p12, which is the short (p) arm of chromosome 4 at position 12

Molecular Location: base pairs 46,035,769 to 46,124,065 on chromosome 4 (Homo sapiens Annotation Release 108, GRCh38.p7) (NCBI)

Cytogenetic Location: 4p12, which is the short (p) arm of chromosome 4 at position 12