OXGR1

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OXGR1

A gene on chromosome 13q32.1 that encodes an orphan G protein-coupled receptor for alpha-ketoglutarate, which appears to act exclusively by a G(q)-mediated pathway.
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These 23 orphans - CCRL2, GPR17, GPR19, GPR20, GPR21, GPR25, GPR31, GPR32, GPR50, GPR52, GPR80, GPR83, GPR135, GPR141, GPR150, GPR151, GPR153, GPR183 LGR4, LGR6, MAS1, OGR1 and OPN5 - are linked to a series of important indications, including melanoma, ovarian and prostate cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma, multiple sclerosis, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, memory and emotion control, cognition, suspended animation, arterial stiffness, acute inflammatory responses, humoral immunity, bone disorders and wound repair.
These 19 orphans - CCRL2, GPR17, GPR19, GPR20, GPR21, GPR25, GPR31, GPR32, GPR50, GPR52, GPR80, GPR135, GPR141, GPR153, LGR4, LGR6, MAS1, OGR1 and OPN5 - are linked to a series of important indications, including melanoma, ovarian and prostate cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma, multiple sclerosis, anxiety disorders, schizophrenia, suspended animation, arterial stiffness, acute inflammatory responses, bone disorders and wound repair.
10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER) today reported that it has identified compounds that interact selectively with each of GPR25, GPR32, GPR80, GPR135 and MAS1, bringing the total number of orphan G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs) unlocked by Omeros to 23, representing 30 percent of the Class A orphan GPCRs.
GPR80 is linked to hepatocellular carcinoma and MAS1 to cognitive impairment, a central component of debilitating disorders such as Alzheimer's and other dementias.