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Neuropeptides B/W receptor 2 (NPBW2)

Target Class
GPCR
Family
Neuropeptide B & W
Official Symbol
NPBWR2
Species
Human
Accession Number
NM_005286
Alias Names
G protein-coupled receptor 8; G-protein coupled receptor 8; GPR8; neuropeptides B/W receptor 2; neuropeptides B/W receptor type 2; opioid-somatostatin-like receptor 8
Background
The protein encoded by this gene is an integral membrane protein and G protein-coupled receptor. The encoded protein is similar in sequence to another G protein-coupled receptor (GPR7), and it is structurally similar to opioid and somatostatin receptors. This protein binds neuropeptides B and W. This gene is intronless and is expressed primarily in the frontal cortex of the brain. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
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Assay Readout Background Species Cell Line
β-Arrestin CHO-K1 Human 93-0638C2
cAMP CHO-K1 Human 95-0100C2
Assay Readout Background Species Assay Kit
β-Arrestin CHO-K1 Human 93-0638E2CP2S
β-Arrestin CHO-K1 Human 93-0638E2CP2M
β-Arrestin CHO-K1 Human 93-0638E2CP2L
KINOMEscan TKscan BROMOscan NHRscan GPCRscan PATHscan
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