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Hydroxycarboxylic acid receptor 3 (HCA3)

Target Class
GPCR
Family
Hydroxycarboxylic acid
Official Symbol
GPR109B
Species
Human
Accession Number
NM_006018
Alias Names
HCAR3; NIC2; G protein-coupled receptor 109B; G-protein coupled receptor 109B; G-protein coupled receptor HM74; G-protein coupled receptor HM74B; GPR109B; GTP-binding protein; HCA3; HM74; PUMAG; Puma-g; hydroxy-carboxylic acid receptor 3; hydroxycarboxylic acid receptor 3; niacin receptor 2; nicotinic acid receptor 2; putative chemokine receptor
Background
Receptor for 3-OH-octanoid acid mediates a negative feedback regulation of adipocyte lipolysis to counteract prolipolytic influences under conditions of physiological or pathological increases in beta-oxidation rates. Acts as a low affinity receptor for nicotinic acid. This pharmacological effect requires nicotinic acid doses that are much higher than those provided by a normal diet.
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β-Arrestin-2 CHO-K1 93-0791C2 eXpress
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Assay Readout Background Cell Lines
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DiscoveRx offers stable and validated cell lines of unsurpassed quality and leading performance, engineered using our proprietary EFC technology. These engineered cell lines form the basis of our cell-based assays for a broad range of target classes in a variety of cell backgrounds, ideal for screening and profiling both small molecules and biologics. Learn more about our Cell Lines.

Assay Ready Kits
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DiscoveRx Assay Ready kits are ready-to-ship, ready-to-use kits that contain all the necessary reagents to perform a functional whole-cell assay including frozen pre-validated cells, detection reagents, media and plates, with a simple thaw-plate-read protocol. DiscoveRx offers a variety of Assay Ready kits. Learn more about our Assay Ready Kits.

Orthologs Services
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DiscoveRx offers a variety of service options designed to support you at every stage of drug development. We offer screening and profiling services for small molecules and biologics, using DiscoveRx cell lines anchored in the EFC and competition binding technology platforms. We can develop custom assay solutions tailored to meet your needs and provide scale up options for our cell lines and supporting components. Learn more about DiscoveRx Services.

cAMP CHO-K1 95-0141C2 eXpress
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