Prostaglandin receptor

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There are currently ten known prostaglandin receptors on various cell types. Prostaglandins bind to a subfamily of cell surface seven-transmembrane receptors, G-protein-coupled receptors.[1]

These receptors are named:

The names of these receptors correspond to the prostaglandin that they bind (e.g., DP1-2 receptors bind to PGD2).

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  1. ^ Tsuboi K, Sugimoto Y, Ichikawa A (2002). "Prostanoid receptor subtypes". Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat. 68-69: 535–56. doi:10.1016/S0090-6980(02)00054-0. PMID 12432942. 

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