INSL5 - Insulin-like peptide INSL5 - human protein (Function)
 
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INSL5 »  Insulin-like peptide INSL5  (Insulin-like peptide 5)
 
Cleaved into:  Insulin-like peptide INSL5 A chain; Insulin-like peptide INSL5 B chain.
Gene name:  INSL5
Family name: Insulin
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Overview 
May have a role in gut contractility or in thymic development and regulation. Activates RXFP4 with high potency and appears to be the endogenous ligand for this receptor.  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
GO molecular function 
Hormone activitydefinition[GO:0005179]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Pathways 
According to Reactome, this protein belongs to the following pathways:
G alpha (i) signalling events  REACT_19231  
Relaxin receptors  REACT_21314  
 

Keywords

Molecular function 
Hormone  definition   [KW-0372]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GeneWiki: INSL5
GenomeRNAi: 10022
PRO: PR:Q9Y5Q6