This peptide corresponds to 16 amino acids near the center of human SYNGR1.
PEP-0990 can be used as a blocking peptide with polyclonal antibody PA5-20876.
Synaptogyrins comprise a family of tyrosine-phosphorylated membrane proteins with two neuronal (SYNGR1 and SYNGR3) and one ubiquitous (SYNGR2) members. SYNGR1 and -3 are synaptic vesicle proteins, residing in some cases on the same synaptic vesicle, and are thought to be involved in the regulation of neurotransmitter release. SYNGR2, by contrast, is absent from synaptic vesicles. The role and localization of a fourth synaptogyrin, SYNGR4, is unclear. The gene for SYNGR1is located at chromosome 22q13, a region linked to schizophrenia; however, there is mixed evidence suggesting that mutations in SYNGR1 might be associated with schizophrenia.