Purinergic receptor P2Y G protein-coupled 12 (P2RY12) is encoded by the gene mapped to human chromosome 3q25.1. The encoded protein belongs to the family of P2 purinergic receptors. P2RY12 is characterized with seven transmembrane G protein coupled receptors (GPCRs) that contributes to ATP-and ADP-mediated cell migration in vitro. The protein is expressed in activated platelets and microglial cells.
purinergic receptor P2Y, G-protein coupled, 12
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Anti-P2RY12 antibody produced in rabbit has been used in immunohistochemistry.
Purinergic receptor P2Y G protein-coupled 12 (P2RY12) interacts with its ligand ADP and gets activated. This activated receptor plays a vital role in increasing the platelet responses that underlie arterial thrombosis and associated inflammation. P2RY12 is also involved in maintaining thrombus stability in-vivo.Mutation in the gene is associated with the development of ADP receptor deficiency and blood pressure-related disorders. Inhibition of P2RY12 is considered to be a potent therapeutic method for treating pathologic bone loss.
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