RGS7 - Regulator of G-protein signaling 7 - human protein (Function)
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RGS7 »  Regulator of G-protein signaling 7  (RGS7)
Gene name:  RGS7
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Inhibits signal transduction by increasing the GTPase activity of G protein alpha subunits thereby driving them into their inactive GDP-bound form. Activity on G(o)-alpha is specifically enhanced by the RGS6/GNG5 dimer. May play a role in synaptic vesicle exocytosis. May play important role in the rapid regulation of neuronal excitability and the cellular responses to short-lived stimulations (By similarity).  
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GO molecular function 
G-protein beta-subunit bindingdefinition[GO:0031681] silver  
  • IEAOrtholog Compara
GTPase activator activitydefinition[GO:0005096] silver  
  • IBARefGenome
Signal transducer activitydefinition[GO:0004871] silver  
  • IEAInterPro 2 GO
GO biological process 
G-protein coupled receptor signaling pathwaydefinition[GO:0007186] silver  
  • IEAInterPro 2 GO
Intracellular signal transductiondefinition[GO:0035556] silver  
  • IEAInterPro 2 GO
Positive regulation of catalytic activitydefinition[GO:0043085] silver  
  • IBARefGenome
Positive regulation of GTPase activitydefinition[GO:0043547] silver  
  • IBARefGenome
Regulation of catalytic activitydefinition[GO:0050790] silver  
  • IBARefGenome
Termination of G-protein coupled receptor signaling pathwaydefinition[GO:0038032] silver  
  • IEAInterPro 2 GO


Molecular function 
Signal transduction inhibitor  definition   [KW-0734]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]

Further external links

GeneWiki: RGS7
GenomeRNAi: 6000
PRO: PR:P49802