Official Full Name
hypocretin (orexin) receptor 1
The protein encoded by this gene is a G-protein coupled receptor involved in the regulation of feeding behavior. The encoded protein selectively binds the hypothalamic neuropeptide orexin A. A related gene (HCRTR2) encodes a G-protein coupled receptor that binds orexin A and orexin B.
HCRTR1; hypocretin (orexin) receptor 1; orexin receptor type 1; OX1R; ox1-R; ox-1-R; orexin receptor 1; orexin receptor-1; hypocretin receptor 1; hypocretin receptor-1; hypocretin receptor type 1