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Leukotriene receptor

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Leukotriene receptor

The leukotriene (LT) receptors are G protein-coupled receptors that bind and are activated by the leukotrienes. They include the following proteins:

The recently elucidated CysLTE, represented by GPR99/OXGR1, may constitute a third CysLTR.[1]

See also


  1. ^ Kanaoka Y, Maekawa A, Austen KF (2013). "Identification of GPR99 protein as a potential third cysteinyl leukotriene receptor with a preference for leukotriene E4 ligand". J. Biol. Chem. 288 (16): 10967–72.  

External links

  • IUPHAR GPCR Database - Leukotriene receptors
  • Leukotriene Receptors at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH)

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