Gene: CACNA1G (calcium voltage-gated channel subunit alpha1 G) Homo sapiens
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Symbol: CACNA1G
Name: calcium voltage-gated channel subunit alpha1 G
Description: Voltage-sensitive calcium channels mediate the entry of calcium ions into excitable cells, and are also involved in a variety of calcium-dependent processes, including muscle contraction, hormone or neurotransmitter release, gene expression, cell motility, cell division, and cell death. This gene encodes a T-type, low-voltage activated calcium channel. The T-type channels generate currents that are both transient, owing to fast inactivation, and tiny, owing to small conductance. T-type channels are thought to be involved in pacemaker activity, low-threshold calcium spikes, neuronal oscillations and resonance, and rebound burst firing. Many alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding different isoforms have been described for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Sep 2011]
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: Ca(V)T.1; calcium channel, voltage-dependent, alpha 1G subunit; calcium channel, voltage-dependent, T type, alpha 1G subunit; calcium channel, voltage-dependent, T type, alpha-1G subunit; Cav3.1; cav3.1c; MGC117234; NBR13; OTTHUMP00000221509; OTTHUMP00000221510; OTTHUMP00000221511; OTTHUMP00000221512; OTTHUMP00000221513; OTTHUMP00000221514; OTTHUMP00000221515; OTTHUMP00000221516; OTTHUMP00000221517; OTTHUMP00000221518; OTTHUMP00000221560; OTTHUMP00000221561; OTTHUMP00000221562; OTTHUMP00000221563; OTTHUMP00000221564; OTTHUMP00000221565; OTTHUMP00000221566; OTTHUMP00000221567; OTTHUMP00000221568; OTTHUMP00000221569; OTTHUMP00000221570; OTTHUMP00000221572; OTTHUMP00000221573; OTTHUMP00000221574; OTTHUMP00000221575; OTTHUMP00000221590; OTTHUMP00000221591; OTTHUMP00000221592; OTTHUMP00000221593; OTTHUMP00000221594; SCA42; voltage-dependent calcium channel alpha 1G subunit, isoform 11; voltage-dependent T-type calcium channel alpha 1G subunit; voltage-dependent T-type calcium channel subunit alpha-1G; voltage-gated calcium channel subunit alpha Cav3.1
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Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Position:
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
JBrowseNCBIUCSCEnsembl
GRCh381750,560,929 - 50,629,625 (+)NCBIGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh371748,638,429 - 48,704,835 (+)NCBIGRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 361745,993,448 - 46,059,541 (+)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 341745,993,447 - 46,038,832NCBI
Celera1745,099,811 - 45,165,917 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map17q21.33NCBImapview
HuRef1744,006,381 - 44,072,836 (+)NCBI
CHM1_11748,702,306 - 48,768,826 (+)NCBI
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 68989
Created: 2001-11-06
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2017-03-14
Status: ACTIVE