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Aliases PLA2R1, CLEC13C, PLA2-R, PLA2G1R, PLA2IR, PLA2R, phospholipase A2 receptor 1
External IDs MGI: 102468 HomoloGene: 32016 GeneCards: PLA2R1
RNA expression pattern
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Species Human Mouse
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RefSeq (protein)



Location (UCSC) Chr 2: 159.93 – 160.06 Mb Chr 2: 60.42 – 60.55 Mb
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Secretory phospholipase A2 receptor is an enzyme that in humans is encoded by the PLA2R1 gene.[3][4][5]

Clinical significance[edit]

M-type phospholipase A2 receptor is the major antigen in idiopathic membranous nephropathy attributed to over 70% of cases.[6]


  1. ^ "Human PubMed Reference:". 
  2. ^ "Mouse PubMed Reference:". 
  3. ^ Ancian P, Lambeau G, Mattéi MG, Lazdunski M (Apr 1995). "The human 180-kDa receptor for secretory phospholipases A2. Molecular cloning, identification of a secreted soluble form, expression, and chromosomal localization". The Journal of Biological Chemistry. 270 (15): 8963–70. doi:10.1074/jbc.270.15.8963. PMID 7721806. 
  4. ^ Higashino K, Ishizaki J, Kishino J, Ohara O, Arita H (Oct 1994). "Structural comparison of phospholipase-A2-binding regions in phospholipase-A2 receptors from various mammals". European Journal of Biochemistry / FEBS. 225 (1): 375–82. doi:10.1111/j.1432-1033.1994.00375.x. PMID 7925459. 
  5. ^ "Entrez Gene: PLA2R1 phospholipase A2 receptor 1, 180kDa". 
  6. ^ Beck LH, Bonegio RG, Lambeau G, Beck DM, Powell DW, Cummins TD, Klein JB, Salant DJ (Jul 2009). "M-type phospholipase A2 receptor as target antigen in idiopathic membranous nephropathy". The New England Journal of Medicine. 361 (1): 11–21. doi:10.1056/NEJMoa0810457. PMC 2762083Freely accessible. PMID 19571279. 

Further reading[edit]

  • Silliman CC, Moore EE, Zallen G, Gonzalez R, Johnson JL, Elzi DJ, Meng X, Hanasaki K, Ishizaki J, Arita H, Ao L, England KM, Banerjee A (Oct 2002). "Presence of the M-type sPLA(2) receptor on neutrophils and its role in elastase release and adhesion". American Journal of Physiology. Cell Physiology. 283 (4): C1102–13. doi:10.1152/ajpcell.00608.2001. PMID 12225974. 
  • Wistow G, Bernstein SL, Wyatt MK, Ray S, Behal A, Touchman JW, Bouffard G, Smith D, Peterson K (Jun 2002). "Expressed sequence tag analysis of human retina for the NEIBank Project: retbindin, an abundant, novel retinal cDNA and alternative splicing of other retina-preferred gene transcripts". Molecular Vision. 8: 196–204. PMID 12107411. 
  • Morioka Y, Saiga A, Yokota Y, Suzuki N, Ikeda M, Ono T, Nakano K, Fujii N, Ishizaki J, Arita H, Hanasaki K (Sep 2000). "Mouse group X secretory phospholipase A2 induces a potent release of arachidonic acid from spleen cells and acts as a ligand for the phospholipase A2 receptor". Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. 381 (1): 31–42. doi:10.1006/abbi.2000.1977. PMID 11019817. 
  • Yokota Y, Higashino K, Nakano K, Arita H, Hanasaki K (Jul 2000). "Identification of group X secretory phospholipase A(2) as a natural ligand for mouse phospholipase A(2) receptor". FEBS Letters. 478 (1-2): 187–91. doi:10.1016/S0014-5793(00)01848-2. PMID 10922494. 
  • Yokota Y, Ikeda M, Higashino K, Nakano K, Fujii N, Arita H, Hanasaki K (Jul 2000). "Enhanced tissue expression and elevated circulating level of phospholipase A(2) receptor during murine endotoxic shock". Archives of Biochemistry and Biophysics. 379 (1): 7–17. doi:10.1006/abbi.2000.1849. PMID 10864436. 
  • Dias Neto E, Correa RG, Verjovski-Almeida S, Briones MR, Nagai MA, da Silva W, Zago MA, Bordin S, Costa FF, Goldman GH, Carvalho AF, Matsukuma A, Baia GS, Simpson DH, Brunstein A, de Oliveira PS, Bucher P, Jongeneel CV, O'Hare MJ, Soares F, Brentani RR, Reis LF, de Souza SJ, Simpson AJ (Mar 2000). "Shotgun sequencing of the human transcriptome with ORF expressed sequence tags". Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 97 (7): 3491–6. doi:10.1073/pnas.97.7.3491. PMC 16267Freely accessible. PMID 10737800.