Gene Detail

Gene Symbol GRIN2A
Synonyms EPND | FESD | GluN2A | LKS | NMDAR2A | NR2A
Gene Description GRIN2A, glutamate receptor, ionotropic, N-methyl D-aspartate 2A, is a subunit of the NMDA receptor, glutamate-gated ion channel (PMID: 22291485). GRIN2A is frequently mutated in melanoma, suggesting that the glutamate pathway may be involved in cancer (PMID: 21499247).
Entrez Id 2903
Chromosome 16
Map Location 16p13.2
Canonical Transcript NM_000833


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