The Function of SNCA

May be involved in the regulation of dopamine release and transport. Induces fibrillization of microtubule-associated protein tau. Reduces neuronal responsiveness to various apoptotic stimuli, leading to a decreased caspase-3 activation.

Protein names

Recommended name:

Alpha-synuclein

Short name:

NACP

Alternative name(s):

Non-A beta component of AD amyloid
Non-A4 component of amyloid precursor

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Top Gene-Substance Interactions

SNCA Interacts with These Diseases

Substances That Increase SNCA

Substances That Decrease SNCA

Advanced Summary

Conditions with Increased Gene Activity

Conditions with Decreased Gene Activity

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