DLGAP1

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DLGAP1

A gene on chromosome 18p11.31 that encodes disks-associated protein 1, which is concentrated in synaptosomal regions of the brain and forms part of the post-synaptic scaffold of neurons.
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(36) "In fact, GKAP [the Antimonopoly Committee] has never established such a critical level, and Russian courts have required that the AMCs prove the existence of monopoly power before they will find dominance." Paul Joskow, Richard Schmalensee & Natalia Tsukanova, Competition Policy in Russia During and After Privatization, BROOKINGS PAPERS: MICROECONOMICS 1994, at 336.
However, at glutamatergic synapses, neuroligin 1 binds to postsynaptic scaffolding protein PSD-95 that links to GKAP which in turn binds Shank, and this complex may further recruit other postsynaptic proteins to the excitatory synaptic junctions (read [81] for a review on neuroligins).
Sheng, "Degradation of postsynaptic scaffold GKAP and regulation of dendritic spine morphology by the TRIM3 ubiquitin ligase in rat hippocampal neurons," PloS One, vol.