An assembly of four or five subunits which form a structure with an extracellular N-terminus and a large loop that together form the ligand binding domain. The C-terminus is intracellular. The ionotropic glutamate receptor complex itself acts as a ligand gated ion channel; on binding glutamate, charged ions pass through a channel in the center of the receptor complex. Kainate receptors are multimeric assemblies of GluR5-7 and KA-1/2 subunits. (Gene Ontology, GO_0032983)
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7 proteins localized to the kainate selective glutamate receptor complex cellular component from the COMPARTMENTS Curated Protein Localization Evidence Scores dataset.