Percent identity with other species by BLAST analysis: Human, Gorilla, Gibbon (100%) Monkey, Marmoset, Rat, Dog, Panda (95%) Bovine, Bat, Rabbit, Horse (89%) Ferret (84%).
LHCGR encodes the receptor for both luteinizing hormone and choriogonadotropin. It is family 1 of G-protein coupled receptors, FSH/LSH/TSH superfamily, and its basic function is acting as luteinizing hormone/choriogonadotropin receptor (gonadotropin receptor). Regulating the development and function of Leyding cells in males. It also plays a role in male secondary sexual characterdevelopment. Mutations in this gonadotropinreceptor results in disorders of male secondary sexual characteristic development, such as familial male precocious puperty and male pseudohermaphtoditism.
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Protein Aliases: HCG receptor; HHG; hypergonadotropic hypogonadism; LCGR; LGR2; LH receptor; LH/CG-R; LH/CGR; LHCGR; LHR; LHRHR; Luteinizing hormone receptor; Lutropin receptor; Lutropin-choriogonadotropic hormone receptor; lutropin/choriogonadotropin receptor; ULG5
Gene Aliases: HHG; LCGR; LGR2; LH/CG-R; LH/CGR; LHCGR; LHR; LHRHR; LSH-R; ULG5
UniProt ID: (Human) P22888
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 3973