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Gene Family: Melanin concentrating hormone receptors (MCHR)

A subset of : Peptide receptors

Melanin-concentrating hormone receptor: Two Melanin-concentrating hormone receptors ( MCHR ) have recently been characterized: MCH-R1 and MCH-R2. These two receptors share approximately 38% homology. [Source: Wikipedia]

Genes contained within the family: 2

Approved Symbol Approved Name Previous Symbols Synonyms Chromosome
MCHR1 melanin concentrating hormone receptor 1 GPR24 SLC1, MCH1R 22q13.2
MCHR2 melanin concentrating hormone receptor 2 GPR145 SLT, MCH2, MCH2R 6q16.2