Protein Name free fatty acid receptor 1
Organism Mus musculus
Gene ID 233081
Gene Symbol

Ffar1

UniProt Q76JU9 (FFAR1_MOUSE)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 159
Total Number of Articles : 164
Description

free fatty acid receptor 1

Gene Summary

Enables bioactive lipid receptor activity. Involved in glucose homeostasis; positive regulation of transport; and response to fatty acid. Acts upstream of or within insulin secretion. Located in plasma membrane. Is expressed in gut and male reproductive gland or organ. Human ortholog(s) of this gene implicated in type 2 diabetes mellitus. Orthologous to human FFAR1 (free fatty acid receptor 1). [provided by Alliance of Genome Resources, Apr 2022]

synonyms
  • free fatty acid receptor 1
  • G protein-coupled receptor 40
  • G protein-coupled receptor GPR40
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Properties