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Details for receptor: orexin receptor 2

EndoNet ID: ENR00992

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Synonyms

  • OX2R
  • orexin receptor 2
  • hypocretin receptor 2

General information

  • OX2R was found in the pars intermedia and in clusters of basophil cells of the anterior pituitary, which coexpress ACTH. [1]

Links to other resources

UniProt O43614
Ensembl ENST00000370862

Binding hormones

  • orexin-A
    • OX2R binds both orexin-A and -B. [1]
  • orexin-B
    • OX2R binds both orexin-A and -B. [1]

Anatomical structures with this receptor

  • basophil_corticotroph_cell_of_anterior_pituitary

Reference