The protein encoded by this gene is a member of the G-protein coupled receptor family. This protein is one of four receptors identified for prostaglandin E2 . This receptor can activate T-cell factor signaling. It has been shown to mediate PGE2 induced expression of early growth response 1, regulate the level and stability of cyclooxygenase-2 mRNA, and lead to the phosphorylation of glycogen synthase kinase-3. Knockout studies in mice suggest that this receptor may be involved in the neonatal adaptation of circulatory system, osteoporosis, as well as initiation of skin immune responses.
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Protein Aliases: EP1; MGC126583; PGE receptor EP4 subtype; PGE receptor, EP4 subtype; PGE2 receptor EP4 subtype; prostaglandin E receptor 4 (subtype EP4); Prostaglandin E2 receptor EP4 subtype; prostaglandin E2 receptor type 4; Prostanoid EP4 receptor
Gene Aliases: EP4; EP4R; Ptger; PTGER2; PTGER4; Ptgerep4