The alpha-2/delta subunit of voltage-dependent calcium channels regulates calcium current density and activation/inactivation kinetics of the calcium channel. Plays an important role in excitation-contraction coupling.

Protein names

Recommended name:

Voltage-dependent calcium channel subunit alpha-2/delta-1

Alternative name(s):

Voltage-gated calcium channel subunit alpha-2/delta-1

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