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Gene Family: Free fatty acid receptors (FFAR)

A subset of : Lipid like receptors

Free fatty acid receptor: The free fatty acid receptor is a G-protein coupled receptor which binds free fatty acids. There are four variants of the receptor, each encoded by a separate gene ( FFAR1, FFAR2, FFAR3, FFAR4). [Source: Wikipedia]

Genes contained within the family: 4

Approved Symbol Approved Name Previous Symbols Synonyms Chromosome
FFAR1 free fatty acid receptor 1 GPR40 FFA1R 19q13.12
FFAR2 free fatty acid receptor 2 GPR43 FFA2R 19q13.12
FFAR3 free fatty acid receptor 3 GPR41 FFA3R 19q13.12
FFAR4 free fatty acid receptor 4 GPR129, GPR120, O3FAR1 PGR4 10q23.33