synaptic cell adhesion molecule

synaptic cell adhesion molecule (synCAM),

a brain-specific immunoglobulin domain-containing protein that functions as a cell adhesion molecule at synapses. Expression of the molecule induces synapse formation between neural cells.
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Autism spectrum disorder is related to endoplasmic reticulum stress induced by mutations in the synaptic cell adhesion molecule, CADM1.
found that autism spectrum disorder is related to ER stress induced by mutations in the genes encoding synaptic cell adhesion molecules, and that PSD-95 is involved.
These domains have specific binding partners, including N-methyl-D-aspartic acid (NMDA)-type glutamate receptors, (21) synaptic cell adhesion molecules neuroligins, (22) and transmembrane ,-amino-3-hydroxy-5-methyl-4-isoxazolepropionic acid (AMPA) receptor regulatory proteins (TARPs).