NPY2R | definition of NPY2R by Medical dictionary
NPY2R A gene on chromosome 4q31 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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Furthermore, to our knowledge, it is not established from any genome-wide association studies in literature whether some genes such as FTO, LEP, LEPR, MC4R, NPY2R
, and POMC that have been implicated in higher BMI are located on the same chromosomal region as that of ABO or that ABO gene exerts regulatory control over them.