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DLG4 (redirected from Postsynaptic density protein 95)
DLG4 A gene on chromosome 17p13.1 that encodes a member of the membrane-associated guanylate kinase (MAGUK) family that forms a complex with another MAGUK, DLG2, and is recruited into NMDA receptor and potassium channel clusters. DLG2 and DLG4 may interact at postsynaptic sites to form a multimeric scaffold for clustering of receptors, ion channels and signalling proteins.
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Taken from a structural point of view, it is important to emphasize that oxytocin receptor knockout mice suffer from reduction of postsynaptic density protein 95
The postsynaptic density protein 95
(PSD-95; also known as DLG4 and SAP90) is the most abundant protein in excitatory chemical synapses and the main scaffolding protein at the PSD.