Galanin receptor 3

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Galanin receptor 3
Identifiers
Symbol GALR3
External IDs OMIM603692 MGI1329003 HomoloGene20798 IUPHAR: GAL3 ChEMBL: 2731 GeneCards: GALR3 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 8484 14429
Ensembl ENSG00000128310 ENSMUSG00000006378
UniProt O60755 O88853
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_003614 NM_015738
RefSeq (protein) NP_003605 NP_056553
Location (UCSC) Chr 22:
38.22 – 38.22 Mb
Chr 15:
79.03 – 79.04 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Galanin receptor 3 (GAL3) is a G-protein coupled receptor encoded by the GALR3 gene.[1]

The neuropeptide galanin modulates a variety of physiologic processes including cognition/memory, sensory/pain processing, hormone secretion, and feeding behavior. The human galanin receptors are G protein-coupled receptors that functionally couple to their intracellular effector through distinct signaling pathways. GALR3 is found in many tissues and may be expressed as 1.4-, 2.4-, and 5-kb transcripts[1]

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  • "Galanin Receptors: GAL3". IUPHAR Database of Receptors and Ion Channels. International Union of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 

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