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This gene encodes the D4 subtype of the dopamine receptor. The D4 subtype is a G-protein coupled receptor which inhibits adenylyl cyclase. It is a target for drugs which treat schizophrenia and Parkinson disease. Mutations in this gene have been associated with various behavioral phenotypes, including autonomic nervous system dysfunction, attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, and the personality trait of novelty seeking. This gene contains a polymorphic number (2-10 copies) of tandem 48 nt repeats; the sequence shown contains four repeats.
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Protein Aliases: D(2C) dopamine receptor; D(4) dopamine receptor; Dopamine 4 receptor; Dopamine D4 receptor; dopamine receptor 4; seven transmembrane helix receptor
Gene Aliases: AW125663; D4DR; D4R; Drd-4; DRD4
Molecular Function: G-protein coupled receptor