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Glutamate receptor, ionotropic, N-methyl D-aspartate 2B

NR2B
subunit of the NMDA receptor glutamate gated ion channel; displays voltage dependent sensitivity to magnesium, calcium permeability, and glycine regulated activity; may facilitate learning and long term potentiation [RGD, Feb 2006] (from NCBI)
Top mentioned proteins: NR2A, NMDA receptor, CAN, V1a, ACID
Papers using NR2B antibodies
Glutamate and neurotrophic factors in neuronal plasticity and disease
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Norris Christopher Mark, In PLoS ONE, 2007
... (Milan, Italy), and anti-NMDA Receptor subunit 2B (NR2B; GluN2B) was from BD Biosciences (Milan, Italy), respectively ...
In vivo protein transduction: delivery of a biologically active protein into the mouse
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Dickenson Anthony H et al., In Molecular Therapy, 1998
... Antibodies used were mouse anti-NR2B (1:500, 75–101; Neuromab, Davis, CA), rabbit anti-PSD-95 ...
Papers on NR2B
Inflammatory sensitization of nociceptors depends on activation of NMDA receptors in DRG satellite cells.
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Parada et al., Ribeirão Preto, Brazil. In Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A, 08 Jan 2015
In following experiments we observed attenuation of PGE2-induced hyperalgesia in the paw by the knockdown of NMDAR subunits NR1, NR2B, NR2D, and NR3A with antisense-oligodeoxynucleotide treatment in the DRG.
Ketamine Administration During the Second Postnatal Week Alters Synaptic Properties of Fast-Spiking Interneurons in the Medial Prefrontal Cortex of Adult Mice.
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Kroener et al., Richardson, United States. In Cereb Cortex, 04 Jan 2015
This upregulation was specific to NR2B subunits, without concomitant alterations in currents through NR2A subunits.
Ghrelin increases memory consolidation through hippocampal mechanisms dependent on glutamate release and NR2B-subunits of the NMDA receptor.
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de Barioglio et al., Córdoba, Argentina. In Psychopharmacology (berl), 04 Jan 2015
We examined Ghr effects upon processes related to increased synaptic efficacy as presynaptic glutamate release and changes in the expression of the NR2B-subunits containing n-methyl-d-aspartate receptors (NMDAR), which are critical for LTP induction.
Involvement of the dopaminergic system in the consolidation of fear conditioning in hippocampal CA3 subregion.
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Zhao et al., Guangzhou, China. In Behav Brain Res, 06 Dec 2014
The present study found that a 6-OHDA lesion in CA3 up-regulated the expression of GluR1 in BLA and down-regulated NR2B in CA1 and the basolateral amygdala (BLA).
Post-status epilepticus treatment with the cannabinoid agonist WIN 55,212-2 prevents chronic epileptic hippocampal damage in rats.
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Timothy Greenamyre et al., Pittsburgh, United States. In Neurobiol Dis, 30 Nov 2014
Further, in contrast to vehicle-treated animals, hippocampi from WIN 55,212-2-treated animals showed: normal thiol redox state, normal NR2A and NR2B subunit expression, preservation of GABAergic neurons and prevention of abnormal proliferation of GABAergic progenitors.
[Synapse maturation and autism: learning from neuroligin model mice].
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Pramanik et al., In Nihon Shinkei Seishin Yakurigaku Zasshi, Feb 2014
Electrophysiology in the CA1 region of the hippocampus revealed that LTP, the NMDA/AMPA ratio, and NR2B function were enhanced, indicating that synaptic maturation was impaired in the knock-in mice.
Glycine site agonists of the N-methyl-D-aspartate receptor and Parkinson's disease: a hypothesis.
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Javitt et al., Jerusalem, Israel. In Mov Disord, Apr 2013
More recent theories indicate that NMDAR target selectivity may be a cardinal prerequisite for efficacy, with present efforts being devoted primarily to development of NMDAR-NR2B subunit antagonists.
Neuroprotective effect of estrogen: role of nonsynaptic NR2B-containing NMDA receptors.
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Zhao et al., Xi'an, China. In Brain Res Bull, Apr 2013
Some studies reported that NR2A and NR2B play different roles in the central nervous system (CNS).
Neural basis of imprinting behavior in chicks.
Review
Ohki-Hamazaki et al., Sagamihara, Japan. In Dev Growth Differ, 2013
Expression and modulation of NR2B subunit-containing N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors in the HDCo cells are crucial for plastic changes in this circuit as well as the process of visual imprinting.
Targeting glutamate receptors to tackle the pathogenesis, clinical symptoms and levodopa-induced dyskinesia associated with Parkinson's disease.
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Duty, London, United Kingdom. In Cns Drugs, 2012
In contrast, antagonists selective for NR2B-containing NMDA receptors were effective against LID in animal models and in small-scale clinical trials, though observed adverse cognitive effects need addressing.
GluN2B-containing NMDA receptors promote wiring of adult-born neurons into olfactory bulb circuits.
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Monyer et al., Heidelberg, Germany. In J Neurosci, 2012
GluN2B-containing NMDA receptors promote synapse activation in adult-born granule cells of the olfactory bulb.
Creatine increases hippocampal Na(+),K(+)-ATPase activity via NMDA-calcineurin pathway.
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Royes et al., Santa Maria, Brazil. In Brain Res Bull, 2012
The incubation of hippocampal slices with NMDA Receptor 2B antagonists blunted the effect of creatine on Na(+),K(+)-ATPase activity.
The effects of exercise intensity on p-NR2B expression in cerebral ischemic rats.
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He et al., Shanghai, China. In Can J Neurol Sci, 2012
The current findings demonstrate that physical exercise can produce neuroprotective effects, in part by down-regulating p-NR2B expression.
Glutamate binding to the GluN2B subunit controls surface trafficking of N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors.
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Craig et al., Vancouver, Canada. In J Biol Chem, 2012
Glutamate binding to the GluN2B subunit controls surface trafficking of N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) receptors.
NR2B-dependent plasticity of adult-born granule cells is necessary for context discrimination.
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Hen et al., New York City, United States. In J Neurosci, 2012
NR2B-dependent plasticity of adult-born granule cells is necessary for fine contextual discrimination and is consistent with their proposed role in pattern separation.
Mutations in GRIN2A and GRIN2B encoding regulatory subunits of NMDA receptors cause variable neurodevelopmental phenotypes.
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GeneRIF
Kutsche et al., Erlangen, Germany. In Nat Genet, 2010
Mutations cause mental neurodevvelopmental disordes such as epilepsy and mental retardation.
DAPK1 interaction with NMDA receptor NR2B subunits mediates brain damage in stroke.
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GeneRIF
Lu et al., New Orleans, United States. In Cell, 2010
Study reports that cerebral ischemia recruits death-associated protein kinase 1 (DAPK1) into the NMDA receptor NR2B protein complex in the cortex of adult mice.
Mechanism of differential control of NMDA receptor activity by NR2 subunits.
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Paoletti et al., Paris, France. In Nature, 2009
A fundamental difference between NMDAR subtypes is their channel maximal open probability (P(o)), which spans a 50-fold range from about 0.5 for NR2A-containing receptors to about 0.01 for receptors containing NR2C and NR2D; NR2B-containing receptors have an intermediate value (about 0.1).
A selective filter for cytoplasmic transport at the axon initial segment.
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Poo et al., Shanghai, China. In Cell, 2009
Axonal entry was allowed for KIF5-driven carriers of synaptic vesicle protein VAMP2, but not for KIF17-driven carriers of dendrite-targeting NMDA receptor subunit NR2B.
NMDA receptors mediate calcium accumulation in myelin during chemical ischaemia.
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Stys et al., Ottawa, Canada. In Nature, 2006
In contrast, the Ca2+ increase in myelin was abolished by broad-spectrum NMDA receptor antagonists (MK-801, 7-chlorokynurenic acid, d-AP5), but not by more selective blockers of NR2A and NR2B subunit-containing receptors (NVP-AAM077 and ifenprodil).
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