FFAR1


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FFAR1

A gene on chromosome 19q13.1 that encodes a member of the GP40 family of G protein-coupled receptors that is a receptor for medium and long-chain free fatty acids. FFAR2 may be involved in the metabolic regulation of insulin secretion.
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A study revealed that activation of FFAR1 by Rosiglitazone results in an enhancement of PPAR[gamma] modulated transcription of genes [128].
Studies to substantiate the structure and molecular mechanisms of dual agonists of PPAR or PPAR/ FFAR1 are needed.
* The report provides a snapshot of the global therapeutic landscape for Free Fatty Acid Receptor 1 (G-Protein Coupled Receptor 40 or FFAR1)
The durability of incretin-mediated treatments awaits thorough evaluation, and now FFAR1 agonists join that waiting list," he said.