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Free fatty acid receptor 2
Symbols FFAR2; FFA2R; GPR43
External IDs OMIM603823 MGI2441731 HomoloGene74309 IUPHAR: FFA2 GeneCards: FFAR2 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 2867 233079
Ensembl ENSG00000126262 ENSMUSG00000051314
UniProt O15552 Q8VCK6
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_005306 NM_146187
RefSeq (protein) NP_005297 NP_666299
Location (UCSC) Chr 19:
40.63 - 40.63 Mb
Chr 7:
30.53 - 30.53 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Free fatty acid receptor 2 (FFA2) is a G-protein coupled receptor encoded by the FFAR2 gene.[1]


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Further reading

  • Brown AJ, Jupe S, Briscoe CP (2005). "A family of fatty acid binding receptors.". DNA Cell Biol. 24 (1): 54–61. doi:10.1089/dna.2005.24.54. PMID 15684720.  
  • Sawzdargo M, George SR, Nguyen T, et al. (1997). "A cluster of four novel human G protein-coupled receptor genes occurring in close proximity to CD22 gene on chromosome 19q13.1.". Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 239 (2): 543–7. doi:10.1006/bbrc.1997.7513. PMID 9344866.  
  • Senga T, Iwamoto S, Yoshida T, et al. (2003). "LSSIG is a novel murine leukocyte-specific GPCR that is induced by the activation of STAT3.". Blood 101 (3): 1185–7. doi:10.1182/blood-2002-06-1881. PMID 12393494.  
  • 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.  
  • Brown AJ, Goldsworthy SM, Barnes AA, et al. (2003). "The Orphan G protein-coupled receptors GPR41 and GPR43 are activated by propionate and other short chain carboxylic acids.". J. Biol. Chem. 278 (13): 11312–9. doi:10.1074/jbc.M211609200. PMID 12496283.  
  • Nilsson NE, Kotarsky K, Owman C, Olde B (2003). "Identification of a free fatty acid receptor, FFA2R, expressed on leukocytes and activated by short-chain fatty acids.". Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. 303 (4): 1047–52. doi:10.1016/S0006-291X(03)00488-1. PMID 12684041.  
  • Le Poul E, Loison C, Struyf S, et al. (2003). "Functional characterization of human receptors for short chain fatty acids and their role in polymorphonuclear cell activation.". J. Biol. Chem. 278 (28): 25481–9. doi:10.1074/jbc.M301403200. PMID 12711604.  
  • Grimwood J, Gordon LA, Olsen A, et al. (2004). "The DNA sequence and biology of human chromosome 19.". Nature 428 (6982): 529–35. doi:10.1038/nature02399. PMID 15057824.  
  • 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.  
  • Yonezawa T, Kobayashi Y, Obara Y (2007). "Short-chain fatty acids induce acute phosphorylation of the p38 mitogen-activated protein kinase/heat shock protein 27 pathway via GPR43 in the MCF-7 human breast cancer cell line.". Cell. Signal. 19 (1): 185–93. doi:10.1016/j.cellsig.2006.06.004. PMID 16887331.  


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