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Aliases for GPR61 Gene

Aliases for GPR61 Gene

  • G Protein-Coupled Receptor 61 2 3 5
  • Biogenic Amine Receptor-Like G-Protein Coupled Receptor 3 4
  • BALGR 3 4
  • Probable G-Protein Coupled Receptor 61 3
  • Biogenic Amine Receptor-Like GPCR 3
  • GPCR3 3

External Ids for GPR61 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for GPR61 Gene

  • GC01P110561
  • GC01P109011
  • GC01P109185
  • GC01P109381
  • GC01P109794
  • GC01P110082
  • GC01P107975

Summaries for GPR61 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for GPR61 Gene

  • This gene belongs to the G-protein coupled receptor 1 family. G protein-coupled receptors contain 7 transmembrane domains and transduce extracellular signals through heterotrimeric G proteins. The protein encoded by this gene is most closely related to biogenic amine receptors. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for GPR61 Gene

GPR61 (G Protein-Coupled Receptor 61) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are GPCRs, Other. GO annotations related to this gene include G-protein coupled receptor activity. An important paralog of this gene is GPR62.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for GPR61 Gene

  • Orphan receptor.

Gene Wiki entry for GPR61 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for GPR61 Gene

Genomics for GPR61 Gene

Regulatory Elements for GPR61 Gene

Enhancers for GPR61 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Enhancer Score Enhancer Sources Gene-Enhancer Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Gene Targets for Enhancer
GH01F109570 1.1 Ensembl ENCODE 17.8 +32.4 32430 4.6 ZBTB40 RAD21 SCRT2 RCOR1 EGR2 ZNF263 ZNF654 CEBPB REST ZEB2 GPR61 MIR197 ENSG00000225113 AMPD2 GNAT2 ENSG00000254942 ENSG00000228703 GNAI3 AMIGO1 GC01M109593
GH01F109561 1.1 Ensembl ENCODE 17.6 +23.9 23929 4.8 PKNOX1 SREBF2 KLF17 ZNF2 RAD21 ZNF335 SCRT2 ZNF143 CREM ZNF362 GPR61 RNU6V AMPD2 ENSG00000228703 GNAT2 ENSG00000225113 AMIGO1 GSTM2 MIR197 GC01M109593
GH01F109761 1.3 Ensembl ENCODE 10.7 +225.0 224957 5.9 ATF1 MLX ZFP64 ARID4B DMAP1 ZNF48 SLC30A9 ELK1 FOS SP5 GSTM3 AHCYL1 ENSG00000228703 AMPD2 ENSG00000254942 GPR61 GNAT2 GNAI3 MIR197 CSF1
GH01F109958 1.3 Ensembl ENCODE 10 +420.3 420270 3.7 ATF1 MLX ZFP64 SIN3A DMAP1 ZNF121 SP5 MIER2 PPARG TBX21 CSF1 ENSG00000235005 GSTM3 GPR61 GC01P109974 GC01P109923
GH01F109773 1.2 Ensembl ENCODE 10.6 +234.1 234129 0.8 HDGF ATF1 ARID4B SIN3A GATA2 ZNF143 KLF13 DEK ZNF263 SP5 AHCYL1 ENSG00000228703 AMPD2 GSTM3 CSF1 MIR197 GNAI3 ENSG00000254942 GPR61 UBL4B
- Elite enhancer and/or Elite enhancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data dump

Enhancers around GPR61 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for GPR61 Gene

109,539,872 bp from pter
109,548,406 bp from pter
8,535 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for GPR61 Gene

Genes around GPR61 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
GPR61 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for GPR61 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for GPR61 Gene

Proteins for GPR61 Gene

  • Protein details for GPR61 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Probable G-protein coupled receptor 61
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • A8K1W2
    • Q6NWS0
    • Q8TDV4
    • Q96PR4

    Protein attributes for GPR61 Gene

    451 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    49292 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=AAK12637.1; Type=Frameshift; Positions=415; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for GPR61 Gene

Post-translational modifications for GPR61 Gene

Other Protein References for GPR61 Gene

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for GPR61 Gene

Domains & Families for GPR61 Gene

Gene Families for GPR61 Gene

Protein Domains for GPR61 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for GPR61 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the G-protein coupled receptor 1 family.
  • Belongs to the G-protein coupled receptor 1 family.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with GPR61: view

Function for GPR61 Gene

Molecular function for GPR61 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Orphan receptor.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for GPR61 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0004930 G-protein coupled receptor activity IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with GPR61: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with GPR61: view

Animal Model Products

  • Taconic Biosciences Mouse Models for GPR61

Inhibitory RNA Products

Clone Products

  • Addgene plasmids for GPR61

Flow Cytometry Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for GPR61 Gene

Localization for GPR61 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for GPR61 Gene

Cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Extracellular space Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi Apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion 0 1 2 3 4 5 Confidence
COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for GPR61 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5
nucleus 2
cytosol 2

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for GPR61 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005575 cellular_component ND --
GO:0005886 plasma membrane IEA --
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
GO:0043235 receptor complex IDA 23382219
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with GPR61: view

Pathways & Interactions for GPR61 Gene

SuperPathways for GPR61 Gene

SuperPathway Contained pathways
1 GPCRs, Other
genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with GPR61: view

Pathways by source for GPR61 Gene

1 BioSystems pathway for GPR61 Gene

Interacting Proteins for GPR61 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for GPR61 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0007165 signal transduction IEA --
GO:0007186 G-protein coupled receptor signaling pathway IEA --
GO:0008150 biological_process ND --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with GPR61: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for GPR61 Gene

Transcripts for GPR61 Gene

Unigene Clusters for GPR61 Gene

G protein-coupled receptor 61:
Representative Sequences:

Inhibitory RNA Products

Clone Products

  • Addgene plasmids for GPR61

Flow Cytometry Products

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for GPR61 Gene

ExUns: 1a · 1b · 1c · 1d ^ 2a · 2b ^ 3 ^ 4a · 4b ^ 5
SP1: - -
SP2: - -

Relevant External Links for GPR61 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for GPR61 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for GPR61 Gene

mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for GPR61 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Pituitary (x6.2), Brain - Cortex (x5.9), Brain - Frontal Cortex (BA9) (x4.7), and Brain - Anterior cingulate cortex (BA24) (x4.4).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for GPR61 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for GPR61 Gene

- Elite partner

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of GPR61 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for GPR61 Gene:


mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for GPR61 Gene:

Tissue specificity: Expressed in brain; detected in frontal and temporal lobes, occipital pole, amygdala and hippocampus. Also expressed in testis. Low expression in many other tissues.
genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with GPR61: view

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No data available for Protein differential expression in normal tissues for GPR61 Gene

Orthologs for GPR61 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for GPR61 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia GPR61 34 35
  • 99.56 (n)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia GPR61 34 35
  • 92.31 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Gpr61 34 16 35
  • 91 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Gpr61 34
  • 91 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia GPR61 34 35
  • 89.95 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia GPR61 35
  • 89 (a)
(Gallus gallus)
Aves GPR61 34 35
  • 72.4 (n)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia GPR61 35
  • 67 (a)
tropical clawed frog
(Silurana tropicalis)
Amphibia gpr61 34
  • 65.82 (n)
(Danio rerio)
Actinopterygii LOC571338 34
  • 64.26 (n)
gpr61 35
  • 56 (a)
sea squirt
(Ciona savignyi)
Ascidiacea -- 35
  • 21 (a)
Species where no ortholog for GPR61 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)

Evolution for GPR61 Gene

Gene Tree for GPR61 (if available)
Gene Tree for GPR61 (if available)

Paralogs for GPR61 Gene

Paralogs for GPR61 Gene

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Variants for GPR61 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for GPR61 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs111665505 -- 109,542,936(+) CCTGG(C/G)CCTGG nc-transcript-variant, utr-variant-5-prime
rs111743338 -- 109,541,161(+) GTGCC(C/G)GCTCT intron-variant
rs111860869 -- 109,540,971(+) AGACA(C/T)GGTGG intron-variant
rs112220712 -- 109,537,442(+) GTTTC(A/G)CCATG upstream-variant-2KB
rs112469320 -- 109,543,557(+) CAGTG(G/T)TGGGA nc-transcript-variant, reference, missense

Variation tolerance for GPR61 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 7.76% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 0.81; 17.00% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for GPR61 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for GPR61 Gene

Disorders for GPR61 Gene

Relevant External Links for GPR61

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for GPR61 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for GPR61 Gene

Publications for GPR61 Gene

  1. Cloning of a novel biogenic amine receptor-like G protein-coupled receptor expressed in human brain. (PMID: 11690637) Cikos S. … Koppel J. (Biochim. Biophys. Acta 2001) 2 3 4 22 64
  2. Identification of four novel human G protein-coupled receptors expressed in the brain. (PMID: 11165367) Lee D.K. … O'Dowd B.F. (Brain Res. Mol. Brain Res. 2001) 2 3 4 64
  3. Sequential use of transcriptional profiling, expression quantitative trait mapping, and gene association implicates MMP20 in human kidney aging. (PMID: 19834535) Wheeler H.E. … Kim S.K. (PLoS Genet. 2009) 3 46 64
  4. The DNA sequence and biological annotation of human chromosome 1. (PMID: 16710414) Gregory S.G. … Bentley D.R. (Nature 2006) 3 4 64
  5. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard D.S. … Malek J. (Genome Res. 2004) 3 4 64

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