NPY1R

NPY1R

A gene on chromosome 4q31.3-q32 that encodes a receptor for neuropeptide Y and peptide YY. NPY receptors mediate various biological actions, including stimulation of food intake, anxiolysis, modulation of circadian rhythm, pain transmission and control of pituitary hormone release.
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Flodman et al., "A case of autism with an interstitial deletion on 4q leading to hemizygosity for genes encoding for glutamine and glycine neurotransmitter receptor sub-units (AMPA 2, GLRA3, GLRB) and neuropeptide receptors NPY1R, NPY5R," BMC Medical Genetics, vol.
Furthermore, their team was the first to report a significant association between nicotine dependence and genetic variants in DRD5, MAP3K4 and NPY1R. [166]