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Lgr5  -  leucine rich repeat containing G protein...

Mus musculus

Synonyms: FEX, Fex, G-protein coupled receptor 49, Gpr49, Leucine-rich repeat-containing G-protein coupled receptor 5, ...
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  • With 18 leucine-rich repeats FEX exhibits features in its N-terminal portion characterizing it as unique within the glycoprotein receptor family [1].


  1. Identification of a novel seven-transmembrane receptor with homology to glycoprotein receptors and its expression in the adult and developing mouse. Hermey, G., Methner, A., Schaller, H.C., Hermans-Borgmeyer, I. Biochem. Biophys. Res. Commun. (1999) [Pubmed]
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