Protein Name prostaglandin E receptor 2
Organism Homo sapiens
Gene ID 5732
Gene Symbol

PTGER2

UniProt P43116 (PE2R2_HUMAN)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 259
Total Number of Articles : 556
Description

prostaglandin E receptor 2

Gene Summary

This gene encodes a receptor for prostaglandin E2, a metabolite of arachidonic acid which has different biologic activities in a wide range of tissues. Mutations in this gene are associated with aspirin-induced susceptibility to asthma. [provided by RefSeq, Oct 2009]

synonyms
  • prostaglandin E2 receptor EP2 subtype
  • PGE receptor EP2 subtype
  • PGE2 receptor EP2 subtype
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Properties