Alpha-2-adrenergic receptors (ADRA2A) are members of the G protein-coupled receptor superfamily. They include 3 highly homologous subtypes: alpha2A, alpha2B, and alpha2C. ADRA2A mediate the catecholamine-induced inhibition of adenylate cyclase through the action of G protein. These receptors have a critical role in regulating neurotransmitter release from sympathetic nerves and from adrenergic neurons in the central nervous system.
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Protein Aliases: adrenergic receptor, alpha 2a; adrenergic, alpha-2A-, receptor; Alpha-2 adrenergic receptor subtype C10; alpha-2-adrenergic receptor, platelet type; Alpha-2A adrenergic receptor; Alpha-2A adrenoceptor; Alpha-2A adrenoreceptor; alpha-2AAR; alpha-2AAR subtype C10; Alpha-2D adrenergic receptor; alpha2A-adrenergic receptor; CA2-47; OTTHUMP00000058849; subtype alpha2-C10
Gene Aliases: Adra-2; Adra-2a; ADRA2; ADRA2A; ADRA2R; ADRAR; alpha(2A)AR; alpha2-C10; alpha2A; alpha2A-AR; ALPHA2AAR; AW122659; CA2-47; RATRG20; RG20; ZNF32