Gene Symbol: PTAFR
Description: platelet activating factor receptor
Alias: PAFr, platelet-activating factor receptor, PAF-R
Species: cow

Top Publications

  1. Tiemann U, Tomek W, Schneider F, Wollenhaupt K, Kanitz W, Becker F, et al. Platelet-activating factor (PAF)-like activity, localization of PAF receptor (PAF-R) and PAF-acetylhydrolase (PAF-AH) activity in bovine endometrium at different stages of the estrous cycle and early pregnancy. Prostaglandins Other Lipid Mediat. 2001;65:125-41 pubmed
    ..We suggest that the bovine endometrium produces PAF-like activity, expresses the PAF-R and possesses a PAF-AH activity which varies during pregnancy. ..
  2. Viergutz T, Lohrke B. Role of the platelet-activating factor and its receptor in the proliferative regulation of bovine ovarian granulosa cells. Cell Prolif. 2007;40:949-60 pubmed
    ..Antagonists of platelet-activating factor (PAF) and its receptor (PAFr) inhibit follicle rupture...
  3. Xu J, Krüger B, Vernunft A, Löhrke B, Viergutz T. Platelet-activating factor-stimulated production of reactive oxygen species in ovarian granulosa cells from periovulatory follicles. Cytometry A. 2009;75:658-64 pubmed publisher
    ..Ovarian blockage of the PAF receptor (PAFr) reduces ovulations in the rat whereas underlying mechanism is poorly understood...
  4. Tiemann U, Viergutz T, Jonas L, Wollenhaupt K, Pohland R, Kanitz W. Fluorometric detection of platelet activating factor receptor in cultured oviductal epithelial and stromal cells and endometrial stromal cells from bovine at different stages of the oestrous cycle and early pregnancy. Domest Anim Endocrinol. 2001;20:149-64 pubmed
    ..oviduct and uterus undergo a variety of morphological and physiological modifications in which the platelet activating factor receptor (PAF-R) plays an important role...
  5. Yang W, Diehl J, Roudebush W. Comparison of the coding sequence of the platelet-activating factor receptor gene in three species. DNA Seq. 2001;12:239-51 pubmed
    ..factor (PAF, 1-O-alkyl-2-acetyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine) are mediated through the PAF receptor (PAFr), which is a member of G-protein coupled superfamily of receptors...