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Gene Family: Adiponectin receptors (ADIPOR)

ADIPOR1: Similar to G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs), ADIPOR1 also possesses 7 transmembrane domains. However ADIPOR1 is orientated oppositely to GPCRs in the membrane (i.e., cytoplasmic N-terminus, extracellular C-terminus) and does not associate with G proteins. [Source: Wikipedia]

Genes contained within the family: 2

Approved Symbol Approved Name Previous Symbols Synonyms Chromosome
ADIPOR1 adiponectin receptor 1 PAQR1, ACDCR1 1q32.1
ADIPOR2 adiponectin receptor 2 PAQR2, ACDCR2 12p13.33