apelin receptor early endogenous ligand   Click here for help

GtoPdb Ligand ID: 7930

Abbreviated name: ELA
Synonyms: ELABELA | Ende | tdl | toddler
Comment: ELA signals via the apelin receptor to mediate endoderm differentiation and embryonic heart morphogenesis, and is present prior to the expression of apelin, making this the earliest ligand recognised by the apelin receptor [1]. More recently (Apr 2017) the activity as an endogenous agonist of the Apelin APJ receptor in the adult cardiovascular system was demonstracted [3].
Species: Human
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Compound class Endogenous peptide in human, mouse or rat
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ELABELA | Ende | tdl | toddler
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Gene symbol Gene name Species Precursor protein name Synonyms
APELA apelin receptor early endogenous ligand Human prepro-apelin receptor early endogenous ligand -
Database Links Click here for help
GtoPdb PubChem SID 249565613
UniProtKB P0DMC3 (Hs)