Gene: Hcar2 (hydroxycarboxylic acid receptor 2) Rattus norvegicus
Symbol: Hcar2
Name: hydroxycarboxylic acid receptor 2
Description: ENCODES a protein that exhibits nicotinic acid receptor activity; G-protein coupled receptor activity (ortholog); GTP binding (ortholog); INVOLVED IN negative regulation of lipid catabolic process; positive regulation of adiponectin secretion; G-protein coupled receptor signaling pathway (ortholog); ASSOCIATED WITH Carcinoma, Squamous Cell (ortholog); Flushing (ortholog); psoriasis (ortholog); FOUND IN cell junction (ortholog); integral component of membrane (ortholog); membrane (ortholog); INTERACTS WITH 17beta-estradiol; ammonium chloride; bisphenol A
Type: protein-coding
Also known as: G protein-coupled receptor 109A; G protein-coupled receptor 109B; G protein-coupled receptor Hm74b; G-protein coupled receptor 109; G-protein coupled receptor 109A; G-protein coupled receptor HM74; Gpr109a; Gpr109b; Hm74; HM74b; interferon-gamma inducible gene, Puma-g; niacin receptor 1; Niacr1; nicotinic acid receptor; protein PUMA-G; Pumag; rHM74b
Homo sapiens (human) : HCAR2 (hydroxycarboxylic acid receptor 2)  HGNC  Alliance
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Hcar2 (hydroxycarboxylic acid receptor 2)  MGI  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Hcar2 (hydroxycarboxylic acid receptor 2)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : HCAR2 (hydroxycarboxylic acid receptor 2)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Hcar2 (hydroxycarboxylic acid receptor 2)
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Latest Assembly: Rnor_6.0 - RGSC Genome Assembly v6.0
Rat AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
Rnor_6.01238,160,464 - 38,161,546 (+)NCBIRnor6.0Rnor_6.0rn6Rnor6.0
Rnor_5.01240,029,980 - 40,031,062 (+)NCBIRnor5.0Rnor_5.0rn5Rnor5.0
RGSC_v3.41233,863,876 - 33,864,958 (+)NCBIRGSC3.4rn4RGSC3.4
RGSC_v3.11233,727,263 - 33,728,346 (+)NCBI
Celera1234,412,699 - 34,413,781 (+)NCBICelera
Cytogenetic Map12q15NCBI
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Nomenclature History
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 727952
Created: 2003-11-05
Species: Rattus norvegicus
Last Modified: 2018-02-06
Status: ACTIVE