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Adiponectin receptor protein 2

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Protein Overview: Adiponectin receptor protein 2

Receptor for globular and full-length adiponectin (APM1), an essential hormone secreted by adipocytes that acts as an antidiabetic. Probably involved in metabolic pathways that regulate lipid metabolism such as fatty acid oxidation. Mediates increased AMPK, PPARA ligand activity, fatty acid oxidation and glucose uptake by adiponectin. Has some intermediate-affinity receptor activity for both globular and full-length adiponectin.

Synonyms: Progestin and adipoQ receptor family member II

Gene name: Adipor2

Database References

UniProtID GeneID
Mus musculus Q8BQS5 68465
Homo sapiens Q53YY5 79602

Protein Overview data has been sourced from Uniprot Consortium's databases under a Creative Commons Attribution-Commercial license. © 2017