Percent identity with other species by BLAST analysis: Human (100%) Gorilla, Gibbon, Monkey (95%) Marmoset (84%).
This gene encodes a protein from the G-protein coupled receptor 1 family. This protein is a receptor for neuromedin U, which is a neuropeptide that is widely distributed in the gut and central nervous system. This receptor plays an important role in the regulation of food intake and body weight.
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Protein Aliases: FM-4; FM4; G-protein coupled receptor FM-4; G-protein coupled receptor TGR-1; growth hormone secretagogue receptor family, member 4; Neuromedin U receptor 2; Neuromedin u receptor-type 2; Neuromedin-U receptor 2; NMU-R2; NMU2R; NMUR2; TGR-1; TGR1
Gene Aliases: FM-4; FM4; NMU-R2; NMU2R; NMUR2; TGR-1; TGR1
UniProt ID: (Human) Q9GZQ4
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 56923