SSTR4

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SSTR4

A gene on chromosome 20p11.2 that encodes a G protein-coupled somatostatin receptor for somatostatin-14. It is specifically expressed in the brain, pituitary and pancreas, and it mediates antiproliferative action of somatostatin in tumour cells.
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CNTX-0290, is a novel, small molecule somatostatin receptor type 4 (SSTR4) agonist that is currently being studied in Phase 1 clinical testing as a potential non-opioid treatment for chronic pain conditions.
CNTX-0290, is a novel, small molecule somatostatin receptor type 4 agonist that is currently being studied in Phase 1 clinical testing as a potential non-opioid treatment for chronic pain conditions.