Neuropeptide Y receptors are a class of G-protein coupled receptors which are activated by the closely related peptide horomones neuropeptide Y, peptide YY and pancreatic polypeptide. These receptors are involved in control of a diverse set of behavioral processes including appetite, circadian rhythme, and anxiety.
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Protein Aliases: FC5; Neuropepetide Y1 Receptor; neuropeptide Y receptor subtype; Neuropeptide Y receptor type 1; neuropeptide Y1 receptor; NPY-1 receptor; NPY-Y1 receptor; NPY1-R; PY receptor Y1
Gene Aliases: NPY-1; NPY1-R; NPY1R; NPYR; NPYY1; Y1-R
Molecular Function: G-protein coupled receptor