Gene Symbol: v2ra18
Description: vomeronasal 2 receptor, a18
Alias: si:ch211-229c8.10, extracellular calcium-sensing receptor-like, A18, Dr4-3
Species: zebrafish

Top Publications

  1. Hashiguchi Y, Nishida M. Evolution of vomeronasal-type odorant receptor genes in the zebrafish genome. Gene. 2005;362:19-28 pubmed
    ..The evolution of the zebrafish V2R gene family can be explained by repeated tandem gene duplications within gene clusters and large-scale duplications among chromosomes...
  2. Hashiguchi Y, Nishida M. Evolution and origin of vomeronasal-type odorant receptor gene repertoire in fishes. BMC Evol Biol. 2006;6:76 pubmed
    ..The present identification of the entire V2R repertoire in fishes would provide useful foundation to the future functional and evolutionary studies of fish V2R gene family. ..
  3. Hashiguchi Y, Nishida M. Screening the V2R-type putative odorant receptor gene repertoire in bitterling Tanakia lanceolata. Gene. 2009;441:74-9 pubmed publisher
    ..This also suggests that bitterling has relatively larger number of V2R genes than other model fishes. ..