Summary: (from NCBI-Entrez) ..[read more]This gene is a member of the G protein-coupled receptor 1 family and encodes a plasma membrane protein. Increased expression of this gene in ciliated cells of the respiratory epithelium and in bronchial smooth muscle cells is associated with asthma. Mutat
Neuropeptide S: a neuropeptide promoting arousal and anxiolytic-like effects.
NPS acts by activating its cognate receptor (NPSR) and inducing mobilization of intracellular Ca2+.Yan-Ling Xu et al. Neuron. 2004