GPRC6A

G protein-coupled receptor, family C, group 6, member A
Identifiers
GPRC6A Gene
Orthologs
SpeciesHumanMouse

G-protein coupled receptor family C group 6 member A is a protein that in humans is encoded by the GPRC6A gene.[1] This receptor functions as a sensor of L-amino acids,[2] calcium,[3] osteocalcin,[4] and steroids.[5]

Clinical significance

GPRC6A has also been linked to prostate cancer progression, and it has been shown to mediated rapid, non-genomic prostate cancer cell responses to testosterone.[6]

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