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Alpha 1B adrenergic receptor

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Covid-19
Species  Human
Entrez  147
Human  Mouse
Ensembl  ENSG00000170214
Alpha-1B adrenergic receptor
Aliases  ADRA1B, ADRA1, ALPHA1BAR, adrenoceptor alpha 1B
External IDs  MGI: 104774 HomoloGene: 55477 GeneCards: ADRA1B

The alpha-1B adrenergic receptor1B adrenoreceptor), also known as ADRA1B, is an alpha-1 adrenergic receptor, and also denotes the human gene encoding it.

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Receptor

There are 3 alpha-1 adrenergic receptor subtypes: alpha-1A, -1B and -1D, all of which signal through the Gq/11 family of G-proteins and different subtypes show different patterns of activation. They activate mitogenic responses and regulate growth and proliferation of many cells.

Gene

This gene encodes alpha-1B-adrenergic receptor, which induces neoplastic transformation when transfected into NIH 3T3 fibroblasts and other cell lines. Thus, this normal cellular gene is identified as a protooncogene. This gene comprises 2 exons and a single large intron of at least 20 kb that interrupts the coding region.

Ligands

Antagonists
  • L-765,314
  • Risperidone
  • Interactions

    Alpha-1B adrenergic receptor has been shown to interact with AP2M1. A role in regulation of dopaminergic neurotransmission has also been suggested.

    References

    Alpha-1B adrenergic receptor Wikipedia


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