RXFP1 | definition of RXFP1 by Medical dictionary
RXFP1 A gene on chromosome 4q32.1 that encodes a transmembrane G protein-coupled receptor for relaxins. Relaxin binding may also activate a tyrosine kinase pathway that inhibits the activity of a phosphodiesterase that degrades cAMP.
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References in periodicals archive
Bryant-Greenwood, "Relaxin, its receptor (RXFP1
), and insulin-like peptide 4 expression through gestation and in placenta accreta," Reproductive Sciences, vol.
RLX exerts its bioeffect by activating the relaxin family peptide receptors (RXFP1
, RXFP2, RXFP3, and RXFP4) .