MCHR2 | definition of MCHR2 by Medical dictionary
MCHR2 A gene on chromosome 6q16 that encodes a receptor for melanin-concentrating hormone, coupled to G proteins that activate phosphoinositide hydrolysis.
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MCH is a 19-amino acid neuropeptide encoded by the Pmch gene and can bind to 2 G-protein-coupled receptors, the MCH receptor 1 (MCHR1) and MCH receptor 2 (MCHR2
These physiological functions are mediated by melanin-concentrating hormone receptor 1 (MCHR1) and melanin-concentrating hormone receptor 2 (MCHR2
) in the G protein-coupled receptor family.