neuropeptide B/W receptorJoe Segen2016-11-15T18:47:51+00:00
neuropeptide B/W receptor
Any of a number of integral membrane G-protein-coupled receptors that bind neuropeptides B and W. They are primarily expressed in the CNS–cerebellum and frontal cortex
• Neuropeptides B/W receptor 1 is encoded by NPBWR1
• Neuropeptides B/W receptor 2 is encoded by NPBWR2
Actions, neuropeptide B/W receptor Regulates cortisol secretion and neuroendocrine system. It is also involved in food intake and organisation of neuropeptide signals.