MLNR

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MLNR

A gene on chromosome 2q21-q22 that encodes a G protein-coupled receptor for motilin, a 22-amino-acid peptide hormone expressed throughout the GI tract.
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Though the mechanism of erythromycin on gastrointestinal motility has not been fully elucidated, animal experiments have shown that motilin receptor density has gradient distribution in different gastrointestinal parts.
The neural motilin receptor on cholingeric neurons is principally stimulated by low dose erythromycin and can initiate phase III migrating motor complexes.
Of all the candidate genes for growth traits on chromosome 1, we herein focused our investigation on the motilin receptor (MLNR, chr 1: 173.
Molecular identification and characterization of the dog motilin receptor.