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Melanin concentrating hormone receptor 1 (MCH1)

Target Class
GPCR
Family
Melanin-concentrating hormone
Official Symbol
MCHR1
Species
Human
Accession Number
AY562945
Alias Names
G protein-coupled receptor 24; GPR24; MCH receptor 1; MCH-1R; MCH1R; SLC-1; SLC1; melanin-concentrating hormone receptor 1; somatostatin receptor-like protein
Background
The protein encoded by this gene, a member of the G protein-coupled receptor family 1, is an integral plasma membrane protein which binds melanin-concentrating hormone. The encoded protein can inhibit cAMP accumulation and stimulate intracellular calcium flux, and is probably involved in the neuronal regulation of food consumption. Although structurally similar to somatostatin receptors, this protein does not seem to bind somatostatin. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
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Assay Readout Background Species Cell Line
cAMP CHO-K1 Human 95-0055C2
β-Arrestin U2OS Human 93-0243C3
β-Arrestin U2OS Human 93-0940C3
Internalization U2OS Human 93-0947C3
Assay Readout Background Species Assay Kit
cAMP CHO-K1 Human 95-0055E2CP2S
cAMP CHO-K1 Human 95-0055E2CP2M
cAMP CHO-K1 Human 95-0055E2CP2L
β-Arrestin U2OS Human 93-0940E3CP5S
β-Arrestin U2OS Human 93-0940E3CP5M
β-Arrestin U2OS Human 93-0940E3CP5L
Internalization U2OS Human 93-0947E3CP5S
Internalization U2OS Human 93-0947E3CP5M
Internalization U2OS Human 93-0947E3CP5L
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