P2RX7_HUMAN Protein

Name P2X purinoceptor 7
Description Receptor for ATP that acts as a ligand-gated ion channel. Responsible for ATP-dependent lysis of macrophages through the formation of membrane pores permeable to large molecules. Could function in both fast synaptic transmission and the ATP-mediated lysis of antigen-presenting cells.
UniProt ID Q99572
Gene P2RX7