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GDNF receptor family C

Unless otherwise stated all data on this page refer to the human proteins. Gene information is provided for human (Hs), mouse (Mm) and rat (Rn).

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GDNF family receptors (provisional nomenclature) are extrinsic tyrosine kinase receptors. Ligand binding to the extracellular domain of the glycosylphosphatidylinositol-linked cell-surface receptors (tabulated below) activates a transmembrane tyrosine kinase enzyme, RET (see Receptor Tyrosine Kinases). The endogenous ligands are typically dimeric, linked through disulphide bridges: glial cell-derived neurotrophic factor GDNF (GDNF, P39905) (211 aa); neurturin (NRTN, Q99748) (197 aa); artemin (ARTN, Q5T4W7) (237 aa) and persephin (PSPN, O60542) (PSPN, 156 aa).

Receptors

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GFRα1 (GDNF family receptor α1) C Show summary »

GFRα2 (GDNF family receptor α2) C Show summary »

GFRα3 (GDNF family receptor α3) C Show summary »

GFRα4 (GDNF family receptor α4) C Show summary »

GDNF family receptor alpha like Show summary »

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How to cite this family page

Database page citation:

GDNF receptor family. Accessed on 04/12/2022. IUPHAR/BPS Guide to PHARMACOLOGY, http://www.guidetopharmacology.org/GRAC/FamilyDisplayForward?familyId=314.

Concise Guide to PHARMACOLOGY citation:

Alexander SP, Fabbro D, Kelly E, Mathie A, Peters JA, Veale EL et al. (2021) THE CONCISE GUIDE TO PHARMACOLOGY 2021/22: Catalytic receptors. Br J Pharmacol. 178 Suppl 1:S264-S312.