CatSper3 channel

Channel name CatSper31,2
Description Putative voltage-gated cation-selective ion channel subunit
Other names CatSper4 (AY263400)
Molecular information Human unigene: Hs0.444355: AF432876; chr. 5q31.1
Mouse unigene: Mm0.159795; chr. 13 B2
Associated subunits Not established
Functional assays Not established
Current Not established
Conductance Not established
Ion selectivity Putative Ca2+-permeant
Activation Putative voltage-gated
Inactivation Not established
Activators Not established
Gating inhibitors Not established
Blockers Not established
Radioligands None
Channel distribution Testis
Physiological functions Not established
Mutations and pathophysiology Not established
Pharmacological significance Not established
  • chr., chromosome.

  • 1. Arias JM, Murbartian J, and Perez-Reyes E (2003) Cloning of a novel one-repeat calcium channel-like gene. Biochem Biophys Res Commun 303:31-36

  • 2. Lobley A, Pierron V, Reynolds L, Allen L, and Michalovich D (2003) Identification of human and mouse CatSper3 and CatSper4 genes: characterisation of a common interaction domain and evidence for expression in testis. Reprod Biol Endocrinol 1:53