Asialoglycoprotein receptor

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asialoglycoprotein receptor 1
Identifiers
Symbol ASGR1
Entrez 432
HUGO 742
OMIM 108360
RefSeq NM_001671
UniProt P07306
Other data
Locus Chr. 17 p13-p11
asialoglycoprotein receptor 2
Identifiers
Symbol ASGR2
Entrez 433
HUGO 743
OMIM 108361
RefSeq NM_080914
UniProt P07307
Other data
Locus Chr. 17 p

The asialoglycoprotein receptors are lectins which bind asialoglycoprotein, glycoproteins from which a sialic acid has been removed to expose galactose residues. The receptors, which are located on liver cells, remove the target glycoproteins from circulation.

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