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G protein-coupled receptor 120
Symbols GPR120; GPR129; GT01; MGC119984; PGR4
External IDs OMIM609044 MGI2147577 HomoloGene18769 IUPHAR: GPR120 GeneCards: GPR120 Gene
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 338557 107221
Ensembl ENSG00000186188 ENSMUSG00000054200
UniProt Q5NUL3 Q3V2S5
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_181745 NM_181748
RefSeq (protein) NP_859529 NP_861413
Location (UCSC) Chr 10:
95.32 - 95.34 Mb
Chr 19:
38.16 - 38.18 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

G-protein coupled receptor 120 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the GPR120 gene.[1][2]

GPR120 is a member of the rhodopsin family of G protein-coupled receptors (GPRs) (Fredriksson et al., 2003).[supplied by OMIM][2]


  1. ^ Fredriksson R, Hoglund PJ, Gloriam DE, Lagerstrom MC, Schioth HB (Nov 2003). "Seven evolutionarily conserved human rhodopsin G protein-coupled receptors lacking close relatives". FEBS Lett 554 (3): 381-8. PMID 14623098.  
  2. ^ a b "Entrez Gene: GPR120 G protein-coupled receptor 120".  

Further reading

  • 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.  
  • Vassilatis DK, Hohmann JG, Zeng H, et al. (2003). "The G protein-coupled receptor repertoires of human and mouse.". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 100 (8): 4903–8. doi:10.1073/pnas.0230374100. PMID 12679517.  
  • Deloukas P, Earthrowl ME, Grafham DV, et al. (2004). "The DNA sequence and comparative analysis of human chromosome 10.". Nature 429 (6990): 375–81. doi:10.1038/nature02462. PMID 15164054.  
  • Hirasawa A, Tsumaya K, Awaji T, et al. (2005). "Free fatty acids regulate gut incretin glucagon-like peptide-1 secretion through GPR120.". Nat. Med. 11 (1): 90–4. doi:10.1038/nm1168. PMID 15619630.  
  • Oh JH, Yang JO, Hahn Y, et al. (2006). "Transcriptome analysis of human gastric cancer.". Mamm. Genome 16 (12): 942–54. doi:10.1007/s00335-005-0075-2. PMID 16341674.  


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