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Corticotropin releasing hormone receptor 2
Symbols CRHR2; CRFR2
External IDs OMIM602034 MGI894312 HomoloGene55612 IUPHAR: CRF2 GeneCards: CRHR2 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 1395 12922
Ensembl ENSG00000106113 ENSMUSG00000003476
UniProt Q13324 Q3UQP0
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001883 NM_009953
RefSeq (protein) NP_001874 NP_034083
Location (UCSC) Chr 7:
30.66 - 30.71 Mb
Chr 6:
55.02 - 55.06 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Corticotropin releasing hormone receptor 2 (CRHR2) is a human protein, also known as CRF2, with CRF2 now being the IUPHAR-recommended name.[1]


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Further reading

  • Perrin MH, Donaldson CJ, Chen R, et al. (1994). "Cloning and functional expression of a rat brain corticotropin releasing factor (CRF) receptor.". Endocrinology 133 (6): 3058–61. doi:10.1210/en.133.6.3058. PMID 8243338.  
  • Liaw CW, Lovenberg TW, Barry G, et al. (1996). "Cloning and characterization of the human corticotropin-releasing factor-2 receptor complementary deoxyribonucleic acid.". Endocrinology 137 (1): 72–7. doi:10.1210/en.137.1.72. PMID 8536644.  
  • Donaldson CJ, Sutton SW, Perrin MH, et al. (1996). "Cloning and characterization of human urocortin.". Endocrinology 137 (5): 2167–70. doi:10.1210/en.137.5.2167. PMID 8612563.  
  • Meyer AH, Ullmer C, Schmuck K, et al. (1997). "Localization of the human CRF2 receptor to 7p21-p15 by radiation hybrid mapping and FISH analysis.". Genomics 40 (1): 189–90. doi:10.1006/geno.1996.4521. PMID 9070940.  
  • Valdenaire O, Giller T, Breu V, et al. (1997). "A new functional isoform of the human CRF2 receptor for corticotropin-releasing factor.". Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1352 (2): 129–32. PMID 9199241.  
  • Gottowik J, Goetschy V, Henriot S, et al. (1998). "Labelling of CRF1 and CRF2 receptors using the novel radioligand, [3H]-urocortin.". Neuropharmacology 36 (10): 1439–46. doi:10.1016/S0028-3908(97)00098-1. PMID 9423932.  
  • Kostich WA, Chen A, Sperle K, Largent BL (1998). "Molecular identification and analysis of a novel human corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) receptor: the CRF2gamma receptor.". Mol. Endocrinol. 12 (8): 1077–85. doi:10.1210/me.12.8.1077. PMID 9717834.  
  • Willenberg HS, Bornstein SR, Hiroi N, et al. (2000). "Effects of a novel corticotropin-releasing-hormone receptor type I antagonist on human adrenal function.". Mol. Psychiatry 5 (2): 137–41. doi:10.1038/ PMID 10822340.  
  • Reyes TM, Lewis K, Perrin MH, et al. (2001). "Urocortin II: a member of the corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) neuropeptide family that is selectively bound by type 2 CRF receptors.". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 98 (5): 2843–8. doi:10.1073/pnas.051626398. PMID 11226328.  
  • Hsu SY, Hsueh AJ (2001). "Human stresscopin and stresscopin-related peptide are selective ligands for the type 2 corticotropin-releasing hormone receptor.". Nat. Med. 7 (5): 605–11. doi:10.1038/87936. PMID 11329063.  
  • Lewis K, Li C, Perrin MH, et al. (2001). "Identification of urocortin III, an additional member of the corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) family with high affinity for the CRF2 receptor.". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 98 (13): 7570–5. doi:10.1073/pnas.121165198. PMID 11416224.  
  • Strausberg RL, Feingold EA, Grouse LH, et al. (2003). "Generation and initial analysis of more than 15,000 full-length human and mouse cDNA sequences.". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 99 (26): 16899–903. doi:10.1073/pnas.242603899. PMID 12477932.  
  • Scherer SW, Cheung J, MacDonald JR, et al. (2003). "Human chromosome 7: DNA sequence and biology.". Science 300 (5620): 767–72. doi:10.1126/science.1083423. PMID 12690205.  
  • Wetzka B, Sehringer B, Schäfer WR, et al. (2004). "Expression patterns of CRH, CRH receptors, and CRH binding protein in human gestational tissue at term.". Exp. Clin. Endocrinol. Diabetes 111 (3): 154–61. doi:10.1055/s-2003-39778. PMID 12784189.  
  • Hillier LW, Fulton RS, Fulton LA, et al. (2003). "The DNA sequence of human chromosome 7.". Nature 424 (6945): 157–64. doi:10.1038/nature01782. PMID 12853948.  
  • Karteris E, Hillhouse EW, Grammatopoulos D (2004). "Urocortin II is expressed in human pregnant myometrial cells and regulates myosin light chain phosphorylation: potential role of the type-2 corticotropin-releasing hormone receptor in the control of myometrial contractility.". Endocrinology 145 (2): 890–900. doi:10.1210/en.2003-1210. PMID 14592950.  
  • Seres J, Bornstein SR, Seres P, et al. (2004). "Corticotropin-releasing hormone system in human adipose tissue.". J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab. 89 (2): 965–70. doi:10.1210/jc.2003-031299. PMID 14764822.  
  • Brandenberger R, Wei H, Zhang S, et al. (2005). "Transcriptome characterization elucidates signaling networks that control human ES cell growth and differentiation.". Nat. Biotechnol. 22 (6): 707–16. doi:10.1038/nbt971. PMID 15146197.  
  • Nanda SA, Roseboom PH, Nash GA, et al. (2004). "Characterization of the human corticotropin-releasing factor2(a) receptor promoter: regulation by glucocorticoids and the cyclic adenosine 5'-monophosphate pathway.". Endocrinology 145 (12): 5605–15. doi:10.1210/en.2004-0907. PMID 15331578.  
  • Gerhard DS, Wagner L, Feingold EA, et al. (2004). "The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC).". Genome Res. 14 (10B): 2121–7. doi:10.1101/gr.2596504. PMID 15489334.  

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