neurexin
Synaptic cell surface proteins related to alpha-latrotoxin receptor, laminin and agrin. At least 180 transcripts from at least two genes. Cell recognition molecules at nerve terminal.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • neurexin — noun Any of a family of proteins found in nerve tissue …   Wiktionary

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  • NRXN2 — Neurexin 2 Identifiers Symbols NRXN2; FLJ40892; KIAA0921 External IDs OMIM:  …   Wikipedia

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  • Eukaryotic transcription — is more complex than prokaryotic transcription. For instance, in eukaryotes the genetic material (DNA), and therefore transcription, is primarily localized to the nucleus, where it is separated from the cytoplasm (in which translation occurs) by… …   Wikipedia

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