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GPR62

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Target not currently curated in GtoImmuPdb

Target id: 111

Nomenclature: GPR62

Family: Class A Orphans

Gene and Protein Information Click here for help
class A G protein-coupled receptor
Species TM AA Chromosomal Location Gene Symbol Gene Name Reference
Human 7 368 3p21.2 GPR62 G protein-coupled receptor 62 1
Mouse 7 358 9 F1 Gpr62 G protein-coupled receptor 62
Rat - 358 8q32 Gpr62 G protein-coupled receptor 62
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GPCR8
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Specialist databases
GPCRDB gpr62_human (Hs), gpr62_mouse (Mm), d4a2b1_rat (Rn)
Other databases
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Tissue Distribution Click here for help
Brain regions (basal forebrain, frontal cortex, thalamus, hippocampus, caudate and putamen)
Species:  Human
Technique:  Northern blot
References:  1
Tissue Distribution Comments
Transcripts of GPR62 were not detected in the liver when examined by Northern blot analysis [1].
Biologically Significant Variants Click here for help
Type:  Single nucleotide polymorphism
Species:  Human
Amino acid change:  V313L
Global MAF (%):  11
Subpopulation MAF (%):  AFR|AMR|ASN|EUR: 36|3|8|2
Minor allele count:  C=0.113/247
SNP accession: 
Validation:  1000 Genomes, HapMap, Frequency
Type:  Single nucleotide polymorphism
Species:  Human
Amino acid change:  S365R
Global MAF (%):  1
Subpopulation MAF (%):  AFR: 5
Minor allele count:  G=0.011/24
Comment on frequency:  Low frequency (<10% in all tested populations)
SNP accession: 
Validation:  1000 Genomes, Frequency
General Comments
GPR62 has higher expression in the brain, indicating its cognate ligand may be a neurotransmitter [1].

References

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1. Lee DK, George SR, Cheng R, Nguyen T, Liu Y, Brown M, Lynch KR, O'Dowd BF. (2001) Identification of four novel human G protein-coupled receptors expressed in the brain. Brain Res Mol Brain Res, 86 (1-2): 13-22. [PMID:11165367]

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