RXFP2


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RXFP2

A gene on chromosome 19p13.3 that encodes a transmembrane G protein-coupled receptor. RXFP2 is a receptor for relaxin and possibly also for insulin-like 3 (Leydig cell) factor.
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Cryptorchidism studies in animal models have clearly implicated roles for both specific genes (Insl-3, Rxfp2) and the fetal hormonal (androgenic) environment in the migration of testes (Barthold 2008; Gorlov et al.
Genetic alternations are 17 times more likely in boys with unilateral or bilateral UDT, including mutations in the Insl3 or RXFP2 genes.
Ovarian expression of Insulin- Like Peptide 3 (INSL3) and its receptor (RXFP2) during development of bovine antral follicles and corpora lutea and measurement of circulating INSL3 levels during synchronized estrous cycles.