Calcium-sensing receptor (CaS)

Target Class
Calcium sensing
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Alias Names
CAR; EIG8; FHH; FIH; GPRC2A; HHC; HHC1; NSHPT; PCAR1; calcium-sensing receptor; extracellular calcium-sensing receptor; hypocalciuric hypercalcemia 1; parathyroid Ca(2+)-sensing receptor 1; parathyroid cell calcium-sensing receptor
The protein encoded by this gene is a G protein-coupled receptor that is expressed in the parathyroid hormone (PTH)-producing chief cells of the parathyroid gland, and the cells lining the kidney tubule. It senses small changes in circulating calcium concentration and couples this information to intracellular signaling pathways that modify PTH secretion or renal cation handling, thus this protein plays an essential role in maintaining mineral ion homeostasis. Mutations in this gene cause familial hypocalciuric hypercalcemia, familial, isolated hypoparathyroidism, and neonatal severe primary hyperparathyroidism. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
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Calcium sensing

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Assay Readout Background Species Cell Line
Calcium U2OS Human 95-1014C3
KINOMEscan TKscan BROMOscan NHRscan GPCRscan PATHscan
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