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Gene Family: Angiotensin receptors (AGTR)

A subset of : Peptide receptors

Angiotensin receptor: The angiotensin receptors are a class of G protein-coupled receptors with angiotensin II as their ligands. They are important in the renin-angiotensin system : they are responsible for the signal transduction of the vasoconstricting stimulus of the main effector hormone, angiotensin II. [Source: Wikipedia]

Genes contained within the family: 2

Approved Symbol Approved Name Previous Symbols Synonyms Chromosome
AGTR1 angiotensin II receptor type 1 AGTR1B AT1, AT2R1, AGTR1A, AT2R1A, HAT1R, AG2S, AT2R1B, AT1B 3q24
AGTR2 angiotensin II receptor type 2 AT2, MRX88 Xq23