Protein Name oxytocin receptor
Organism Rattus norvegicus
Gene ID 25342
Gene Symbol


UniProt P70536 (OXYR_RAT)
Relationships Total Number of functionally related compound(s) : 93
Total Number of Articles : 103

oxytocin receptor

Gene Summary

Enables oxytocin receptor activity and peptide hormone binding activity. Involved in several processes, including ERK1 and ERK2 cascade; positive regulation of synaptic transmission; and regulation of secretion. Located in adherens junction; apical plasma membrane; and microvillus. Used to study gastric ulcer. Biomarker of hypertension. Orthologous to human OXTR (oxytocin receptor). [provided by Alliance of Genome Resources, Apr 2022]

  • oxytocin receptor
  • oxcytocin receptor
  • OT-R
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