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Gene: MCHR1 (melanin concentrating hormone receptor 1) Homo sapiens
Symbol: MCHR1
Name: melanin concentrating hormone receptor 1
Description: Predicted to have G protein-coupled receptor activity and neuropeptide binding activity. Predicted to be involved in neuropeptide signaling pathway. Localizes to cilium. Implicated in morbid obesity.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: G protein-coupled receptor 24; G-protein coupled receptor 24; GPR24; MCH receptor 1; MCH-1R; MCH-R1; MCH1R; MCHR; MCHR-1; melanin-concentrating hormone receptor 1; MGC32129; SLC-1; SLC1; somatostatin receptor-like protein
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Mchr1 (melanin-concentrating hormone receptor 1)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Mchr1 (melanin-concentrating hormone receptor 1)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Mchr1 (melanin concentrating hormone receptor 1)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : MCHR1 (melanin concentrating hormone receptor 1)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : MCHR1 (melanin concentrating hormone receptor 1)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Mchr1 (melanin concentrating hormone receptor 1)
Sus scrofa (pig) : MCHR1 (melanin concentrating hormone receptor 1)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : MCHR1 (melanin concentrating hormone receptor 1)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : Mchr1 (melanin concentrating hormone receptor 1)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38 Ensembl2240,678,750 - 40,682,814 (+)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh382240,679,178 - 40,682,814 (+)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh372241,075,182 - 41,078,818 (+)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 362239,405,128 - 39,408,764 (+)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 342239,399,736 - 39,403,318NCBI
Celera2224,878,864 - 24,882,500 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map22q13.2NCBI
HuRef2224,037,016 - 24,040,650 (+)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_12241,035,201 - 41,038,835 (+)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

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RNA-SEQ Expression


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
Clinical Variants

Additional Information

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Nomenclature History
More on MCHR1
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 733421
Created: 2004-01-12
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2020-03-31
Status: ACTIVE


RGD is funded by grant HL64541 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute on behalf of the NIH.