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RTP2  -  receptor (chemosensory) transporter protein 2

Homo sapiens

Synonyms: MGC78665, Receptor-transporting protein 2, Z3CXXC2
 
 
 
 
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High impact information on RTP2

  • Here we show that the transmembrane proteins RTP1 and RTP2 promote functional cell surface expression of ORs expressed in HEK293T cells [1].
 

Anatomical context of RTP2

  • These findings suggest that RTP1 and RTP2 in particular play significant roles in the translocation of ORs to the plasma membrane as well as in the functioning of ORs [1].

References

  1. RTP family members induce functional expression of mammalian odorant receptors. Saito, H., Kubota, M., Roberts, R.W., Chi, Q., Matsunami, H. Cell (2004) [Pubmed]
 
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