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MTNR1A  -  melatonin receptor 1A

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High impact information on MTNR1A

  • Expression of CKA and CKB results in similar ligand binding and functional characteristics [1].

Associations of MTNR1A with chemical compounds

  • The widespread distribution of CKA and CKB mRNA in brain provides a molecular substrate for the profound actions of melatonin in birds [1].


  1. Melatonin receptors are for the birds: molecular analysis of two receptor subtypes differentially expressed in chick brain. Reppert, S.M., Weaver, D.R., Cassone, V.M., Godson, C., Kolakowski, L.F. Neuron (1995) [Pubmed]
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