Neuropeptides B/W receptor 2

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Neuropeptides B/W receptor 2
Symbols NPBWR2 ; GPR8
External IDs OMIM600731 HomoloGene128565 IUPHAR: 304 GeneCards: NPBWR2 Gene
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Species Human Mouse
Entrez 2832 n/a
Ensembl ENSG00000125522 n/a
UniProt P48146 n/a
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_005286 n/a
RefSeq (protein) NP_005277 n/a
Location (UCSC) Chr 20:
64.11 – 64.11 Mb
PubMed search [1] n/a

Neuropeptides B/W receptor 2, also known as NPBW2, is a human protein encoded by the NPBWR2 gene.[1]

The protein encoded by this gene is an integral membrane protein and G protein-coupled receptor. The encoded protein is similar in sequence to another G protein-coupled receptor (GPR7), and it is structurally similar to opioid and somatostatin receptors. This protein binds neuropeptides B and W. This gene is intronless and is expressed primarily in the frontal cortex of the brain.[1]

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