FFAR2

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FFAR2

A gene on chromosome 19q13.1 that encodes a member of the GP40 family of G protein-coupled receptors that is a receptor for short-chain free fatty acids. FFAR2 may be involved in the inflammatory response and in regulating lipid plasma levels.
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Kuwahara, "Density distribution of free fatty acid receptor 2 (FFA2)-expressing and GLP-1-producing enteroendocrine L cells in human and rat lower intestine, and increased cell numbers after ingestion of fructo-oligosaccharide," Journal of Molecular Histology, vol.
It has been shown that FFA2 (free fatty acid receptor 2) plays an important role in neutrophil migration, the Belgian biotechnology firm stressed.