The D1 subtype is the most abundant dopamine receptor in the central nervous system. This G-protein coupled receptor stimulates adenylyl cyclase and activates cyclic AMP-dependent protein kinases. D1 receptors regulate neuronal growth and development, mediate some behavioral responses, and modulate dopamine receptor D2-mediated events. Alternate transcription initiation sites result in two transcript variants of this gene.
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Protein Aliases: D(1A) dopamine receptor; D1 receptor; D1A dopamine receptor; D1a receptor; Dopamine 1 receptor; Dopamine D1 receptor; dopamine receptor D1A; Dopamine-1A receptor; G protein-coupled receptor DRD1
Gene Aliases: C030036C15Rik; D1a; DADR; Drd-1; DRD1; DRD1A; Gpcr15