NMUR1(redirected from NMU-R1)
NMUR1A gene on chromosome 2q37.1 that encodes a neuromedin U (NMU) receptor of the Gq/11-protein-coupled receptor family, which is expressed in the periphery—especially in the GI tract. NMU receptors mediate various biological effects, including uterine contraction, vasoconstriction and activation of the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis, resulting in decreased food intake via the corticotropin releasing hormone (CRH) system.
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