XB-FEAT-985694

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rxfp1

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Summary from NCBI

This gene encodes a member of the leucine-rich repeat-containing subgroup of the G protein-coupled 7-transmembrane receptor superfamily. The encoded protein plays a critical role in sperm motility, pregnancy and parturition as a receptor for the protein hormone relaxin. Decreased expression of this gene may play a role in endometriosis. Alternatively spliced transcript variants encoding multiple isoforms have been observed for this gene. [provided by RefSeq, Dec 2011]

nomenclature changes

03.12.18 Human name has changed for Entrez Gene: 59350. From relaxin/insulin like family peptide receptor 1 to relaxin family peptide receptor 1