Leukotriene B4 receptor 2

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Leukotriene B4 receptor 2
Symbols LTB4R2 ; BLT2; BLTR2; JULF2; KPG_004; LTB4-R 2; LTB4-R2; NOP9
External IDs OMIM605773 MGI1888501 HomoloGene10519 IUPHAR: BLT2 ChEMBL: 3191 GeneCards: LTB4R2 Gene
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 56413 57260
Ensembl ENSG00000213906 ENSMUSG00000040432
UniProt Q9NPC1 Q9JJL9
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001164692 NM_020490
RefSeq (protein) NP_001158164 NP_065236
Location (UCSC) Chr 14:
24.77 – 24.78 Mb
Chr 14:
55.76 – 55.76 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Leukotriene B4 receptor 2 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the LTB4R2 gene.[1][2][3]

This is a low-affinity receptor for leukotrienes, especially leukotriene B4. It mediates chemotaxis of granulocytes and macrophages.

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  1. ^ Wang S, Gustafson E, Pang L, Qiao X, Behan J, Maguire M, Bayne M, Laz T (Jan 2001). "A novel hepatointestinal leukotriene B4 receptor. Cloning and functional characterization". J Biol Chem 275 (52): 40686–94. doi:10.1074/jbc.M004512200. PMID 11006272. 
  2. ^ Kato K, Yokomizo T, Izumi T, Shimizu T (Sep 2000). "Cell-Specific Transcriptional Regulation of Human Leukotriene B4 Receptor Gene". J Exp Med 192 (3): 413–20. doi:10.1084/jem.192.3.413. PMC 2193224. PMID 10934229. 
  3. ^ "Entrez Gene: LTB4R2 leukotriene B4 receptor 2". 

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