Urotensin-II receptor

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Urotensin 2 receptor
Symbols UTS2R ; GPR14; UR-2-R; UTR; UTR2
External IDs OMIM600896 MGI2183450 HomoloGene10345 IUPHAR: 365 ChEMBL: 3764 GeneCards: UTS2R Gene
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 2837 217369
Ensembl ENSG00000181408 ENSMUSG00000039321
UniProt Q9UKP6 Q8VIH9
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_018949 NM_145440
RefSeq (protein) NP_061822 NP_663415
Location (UCSC) Chr 17:
82.37 – 82.38 Mb
Chr 11:
121.16 – 121.16 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

The urotensin-II receptor (UT, also referred to as the hypocretin receptor) is a G-protein coupled receptor which binds the peptide hormone urotensin-II.[1]


  1. ^ Douglas SA, Dhanak D, Johns DG (2004). "From 'gills to pills': urotensin-II as a regulator of mammalian cardiorenal function". Trends Pharmacol. Sci. 25 (2): 76–85. doi:10.1016/j.tips.2003.12.005. PMID 15102493. 

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