FFAR1 gene

Known as: G PROTEIN-COUPLED RECEPTOR 40, Free Fatty Acid Receptor 1 Gene, GPR40 
This gene plays a role in G protein signaling.
National Institutes of Health

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1997-2017
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Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
BACKGROUND Activation of free fatty acid receptor 1 (FFAR1; also known as G-protein-coupled receptor 40) by fatty acids… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
OBJECTIVE GPR40 is a G protein-coupled receptor regulating free fatty acid-induced insulin secretion. We generated transgenic… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE The G-protein-coupled receptor GPR40 is expressed in pancreatic beta-cells and is activated by long-chain fatty acids… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
OBJECTIVE Acute activation of G protein-coupled receptor 40 (GPR40) by free fatty acids (FFAs) or synthetic GPR40 agonists… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Long-chain fatty acids amplify insulin secretion from the pancreatic beta-cell. The G-protein-coupled receptor GPR40 is… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
1. Long chain fatty acids have recently been identified as agonists for the G protein-coupled receptors GPR40 and GPR120. Here… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Obesity is typically associated with elevated levels of free fatty acids (FFAs) and is linked to glucose intolerance and type 2… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
GPR40 is a G protein-coupled receptor expressed preferentially in beta cells, that has been implicated in mediating free fatty… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Diabetes, a disease in which carbohydrate and lipid metabolism are regulated improperly by insulin, is a serious worldwide health… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
GPR40 is a member of a subfamily of homologous G protein-coupled receptors that include GPR41 and GPR43 and that have no current… (More)
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