MC2R

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MC2R

A gene on chromosome 18p11.2 that encodes ACTH receptor, the activity of which is mediated by G protein-activated adenylate cyclase.

Molecular pathology
Genetic variations in MC2R cause glucocorticoid deficiency type 1.
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The invention is directed toward the isolation, characterization and pharmacological use of mammalian adrenocorticotropic hormone receptor, the gene corresponding to this receptor, a recombinant eukaryotic expression construct capable of expressing a mammalian adrenocorticotropic hormone receptor in cultures of transformed eukaryotic cells and such cultures of transformed eukaryotic cells that synthesize mammalian adrenocorticotropic hormone receptor.

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