DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating CCKAR and paranoid schizophrenia

CCKAR [ENSP00000295589]

Cholecystokinin receptor type A; Receptor for cholecystokinin. Mediates pancreatic growth and enzyme secretion, smooth muscle contraction of the gall bladder and stomach. Has a 1000-fold higher affinity for CCK rather than for gastrin. It modulates feeding and dopamine-induced behavior in the central and peripheral nervous system. This receptor mediates its action by association with G proteins that activate a phosphatidylinositol-calcium second messenger system.

Synonyms:  CCKAR,  P32238,  CCKRA,  P32238p,  hP32238 ...

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