Neuropeptide B/W receptor

neuropeptides B/W receptor 1
Symbol NPBWR1
Alt. symbols GPR7
Entrez HUGO OMIM RefSeq UniProt Locus p22-q21.13
neuropeptides B/W receptor 2
Symbol NPBWR2
Alt. symbols GPR8
Entrez HUGO OMIM RefSeq UniProt Locus q13.3

The neuropeptide B/W receptors are members of the G-protein coupled receptor superfamily of integral membrane proteins which bind the neuropeptides B and W.[1] These receptors are predominately expressed in the CNS and have a number of functions including regulation of the secretion of cortisol.[2][3]


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