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Gene Family: Calcium sensing receptors

Calcium-sensing receptor: The calcium-sensing receptor (CaSR) is a Class C G-protein coupled receptor which senses extracellular levels of calcium ion. In the parathyroid gland, the calcium-sensing receptor controls calcium homeostasis by regulating the release of parathyroid hormone (PTH). [Source: Wikipedia]

Genes contained within the family: 2

Approved Symbol Approved Name Previous Symbols Synonyms Chromosome
CASR calcium sensing receptor HHC, HHC1 FHH, NSHPT, GPRC2A 3q13.33-q21.1
GPRC6A G protein-coupled receptor class C group 6 member A bA86F4.3 6q22.1