The Vasoactive Intestinal Polypeptide Receptor 2 (VPAC2) is a member of a family of three G-protein coupled receptors which mediate VIP (vasoactive intestinal peptide) and PACAP (pituitary adenlyate cyclase activating peptide) function in a variety of tissues. Together, the VPAC1 and VPAC2 receptors compose a subtype of the VIP receptor. Expression of the VIP and PACAP receptors has been linked to the presence of human tumors.
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Protein Aliases: Bile acid receptor; farnesoid X nuclear receptor; Farnesoid X-activated receptor; Farnesol receptor HRR-1; MGC163445; Nuclear receptor subfamily 1 group H member 4; Retinoid X receptor-interacting protein 14; RXR-interacting protein 14
Gene Aliases: BAR; FXR; HRR-1; HRR1; NR1H4; RIP14
UniProt ID: (Human) Q96RI1
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 9971