Prokineticin receptor 2

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Prokineticin receptor 2
Identifiers
Symbols PROKR2 ; GPR73L1; GPR73b; GPRg2; HH3; KAL3; PKR2; dJ680N4.3
External IDs OMIM607123 MGI2181363 HomoloGene16368 IUPHAR: PKR2 ChEMBL: 5548 GeneCards: PROKR2 Gene
RNA expression pattern
PBB GE PROKR2 gnf1h10315 s at tn.png
More reference expression data
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 128674 246313
Ensembl ENSG00000101292 ENSMUSG00000050558
UniProt Q8NFJ6 Q8K458
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_144773 NM_144944
RefSeq (protein) NP_658986 NP_659193
Location (UCSC) Chr 20:
5.28 – 5.3 Mb
Chr 2:
132.34 – 132.39 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Prokineticin receptor 2 (PKR2), is a G protein-coupled receptor encoded by the PROKR2 gene in humans.[1]

Prokineticins are secreted proteins that can promote angiogenesis and induce strong gastrointestinal smooth muscle contraction. The protein encoded by this gene is an integral membrane protein and G protein-coupled receptor for prokineticins. The encoded protein is similar in sequence to GPR73, another G protein-coupled receptor for prokineticins.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

External links[edit]

Further reading[edit]

This article incorporates text from the United States National Library of Medicine, which is in the public domain.