Adiponectin receptor

The adiponectin receptors (AdipoRs) include the following two receptors, which are bound and activated by adiponectin:

They are members of the progestin and adipoQ receptor (PAQR) family.[1]


  1. Tang, Y. Tom; Hu, Tianhua; Arterburn, Matthew; Boyle, Bryan; Bright, Jessica M.; Emtage, Peter C.; Funk, Walter D. (2005). "PAQR Proteins: A Novel Membrane Receptor Family Defined by an Ancient7-Transmembrane Pass Motif". Journal of Molecular Evolution. 61 (3): 372–380. doi:10.1007/s00239-004-0375-2. ISSN 0022-2844.

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