Gene Symbol: MCHR2
Description: melanin concentrating hormone receptor 2
Alias: MCH2R, melanin-concentrating hormone receptor 2, G-protein coupled receptor 145, MCH receptor 2, MCH-2R, MCH-R2, MCH2, MCHR-2, melanin-concentrating hormone receptor subtype 2
Species: Rhesus monkey

Top Publications

  1. Tan C, Sano H, Iwaasa H, Pan J, Sailer A, Hreniuk D, et al. Melanin-concentrating hormone receptor subtypes 1 and 2: species-specific gene expression. Genomics. 2002;79:785-92 pubmed publisher
    ..modulation of food intake, has been shown to bind and activate two G-protein-coupled receptors, called GPR24 and MCHR2, expressed in human brain and other tissues...
  2. Fried S, O Neill K, Hawes B. Cloning and characterization of rhesus monkey MCH-R1 and MCH-R2. Peptides. 2002;23:1401-8 pubmed
    ..2 nM similar to K(d) values for human MCH-R1 and MCH-R2. Additionally, monkey MCH-R1 couples through G(i)/G(o) and G(q)-type G proteins similar to human MCH-R1 whereas monkey and human MCH-R2 utilize the G(q) signaling pathway. ..