Gene Symbol: rxfp2a
Description: relaxin family peptide receptor 2a
Alias: lgr8.1, rxfp2, rxfp2b, zgc:63668, relaxin/insulin-like family peptide receptor 2a, relaxin/insulin-like family peptide receptor 2, relaxin/insulin-like family peptide receptor 2b
Species: zebrafish

Top Publications

  1. Yegorov S, Good S. Using paleogenomics to study the evolution of gene families: origin and duplication history of the relaxin family hormones and their receptors. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e32923 pubmed publisher
    ..This study ultimately shows the broad utility, with some caveats, of incorporating paleogenomics data into understanding the evolution of gene families. ..
  2. Good S, Yegorov S, Martijn J, Franck J, Bogerd J. New insights into ligand-receptor pairing and coevolution of relaxin family peptides and their receptors in teleosts. Int J Evol Biol. 2012;2012:310278 pubmed
    ..Overall, this study underscores the complexity of RLN/INSL and RXFP ligand-receptor interactions in teleosts and establishes theoretical background for further experimental work in nonmammals. ..
  3. Donizetti A, Fiengo M, del Gaudio R, Iazzetti G, Pariante P, Minucci S, et al. Expression pattern of zebrafish rxfp2 homologue genes during embryonic development. J Exp Zool B Mol Dev Evol. 2015;324:605-13 pubmed publisher
    ..For all the three rxfp2 genes (rxfp2a, rxfp2b, and rxfp2-like) we showed the presence of maternally derived transcripts...