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hypocretin (orexin) receptor 1
Identifiers
Symbol HCRTR1
Entrez 3061
HUGO 4848
OMIM 602392
RefSeq NM_001525
UniProt O43613
Other data
Locus Chr. 1 p33
hypocretin (orexin) receptor 2
Identifiers
Symbol HCRTR2
Entrez 3062
HUGO 4849
OMIM 602393
RefSeq NM_001526
UniProt O43614
Other data
Locus Chr. 6 p11-q11

The orexin receptor (also referred to as the hypocretin receptor) is a G-protein-coupled receptor that binds the neuropeptide hormone orexin. There are two variants, OX1 and OX2, each encoded by a different gene (HCRTR1, HCRTR2).[1]

References

  1. ^ Spinazzi R, Andreis PG, Rossi GP, Nussdorfer GG (2006). "Orexins in the regulation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis". Pharmacol. Rev. 58 (1): 46–57. doi:10.1124/pr.58.1.4. PMID 16507882.  

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