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Tchem
FFAR1
Free fatty acid receptor 1

Protein Summary
Description
G-protein coupled receptor for medium and long chain saturated and unsaturated fatty acids that plays an important role in glucose homeostasis. Fatty acid binding increases glucose-stimulated insulin secretion, and may also enhance the secretion of glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1). May also play a role in bone homeostasis; receptor signaling activates pathways that inhibit osteoclast differentiation (By similarity). Ligand binding leads to a conformation change that triggers signaling via G-proteins that activate phospholipase C, leading to an increase of the intracellular calcium concentration. Seems to act through a G(q) and G(i)-mediated pathway. This gene encodes a member of the GP40 family of G protein-coupled receptors that are clustered together on chromosome 19. The encoded protein is a receptor for medium and long chain free fatty acids and may be involved in the metabolic regulation of insulin secretion. Polymorphisms in this gene may be associated with type 2 diabetes. [provi ...more
Uniprot Accession IDs
Gene Name
Ensembl ID
  • ENST00000246553
  • ENSP00000246553
  • ENSG00000126266

Symbol
  • GPR40
  • FFA1R
  • GPR40
  • GPCR40
Illumination Graph
Knowledge Table
Most Knowledge About
Knowledge Value (0 to 1 scale)
cell type or tissue
0.77
biological process
0.65
tissue
0.64
ligand (chemical)
0.61
protein domain
0.58


IDG Development Level Summary
Tdark

These are targets about which virtually nothing is known. They do not have known drug or small molecule activities
- AND - satisfy two or more of the following criteria:

Pubmed score: 447.25   (req: < 5)
Gene RIFs: 52   (req: <= 3)
Antibodies: 306   (req: <= 50)
Tbio

These targets do not have known drug or small molecule activities
- AND - satisfy two or more of the following criteria:

Pubmed score: 447.25   (req: >= 5)
Gene RIFs: 52   (req: > 3)
Antibodies: 306   (req: > 50)

- OR - satisfy the following criterion:

Gene Ontology Terms: 10
Tchem

Target has at least one ChEMBL compound with an activity cutoff of < 30 nM - AND - satisfies the preceding conditions

Active Ligands: 555
Tclin

Target has at least one approved drug - AND - satisfies the preceding conditions

Active Drug: 1
Expression Data (0 Tissues)
No expression data found
Protein Sequence and Structure
Residue Counts
Protein Sequence
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Related Tools (4)
Target Illumination GWAS Analytics (TIGA)
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GENEVA
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GENEVA (GENe Expression Variance Analysis) allows you to identify RNA-sequencing datasets from the Gene Expression Omnibus (GEO) that contain conditions modulating a gene or a gene signature.
GlyGen
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GlyGen is a data integration and dissemination project for carbohydrate and glycoconjugate related data.
ARCHS4
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ARCHS4 provides access to gene-function predictions based on RNA-seq co-expression, and gene expression levels across cell and tissues.
Protein-Protein Interactions (193)
FFAR4
Tchem
Family:  GPCR
Novelty:  0.00439747
Score:  0.992
Data Source:  STRINGDB
GCG
Tchem
Novelty:  0.00004879
Score:  0.966
Data Source:  STRINGDB
GPRC6A
Tchem
Family:  GPCR
Novelty:  0.01625616
Score:  0.957
Data Source:  STRINGDB
GIP
Tbio
Novelty:  0.0007219
Score:  0.955
Data Source:  STRINGDB
CCK
Tbio
Novelty:  0.00012268
Score:  0.954
Data Source:  STRINGDB
GNAQ
Tbio
Novelty:  0.0008997
Score:  0.95
Data Source:  STRINGDB
AVPR1B
Tclin
Family:  GPCR
Novelty:  0.00774309
Score:  0.942
Data Source:  STRINGDB
CASR
Tclin
Family:  GPCR
Novelty:  0.00061316
Score:  0.941
Data Source:  STRINGDB
GPR39
Tchem
Family:  GPCR
Novelty:  0.01244607
Score:  0.926
Data Source:  STRINGDB
GCGR
Tclin
Family:  GPCR
Novelty:  0.00392059
Score:  0.922
Data Source:  STRINGDB
Nearest Tclin Targets
Nearest Tclin calculations are only available for targets with KEGG Pathway annotations.
Pathways (20)
Class A/1 (Rhodopsin-like receptors) (R-HSA-373076)

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Data Source
Name
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Reactome
Class A/1 (Rhodopsin-like receptors)
Reactome
Fatty Acids bound to GPR40 (FFAR1) regulate insulin secretion
Reactome
Free fatty acid receptors
Reactome
Free fatty acids regulate insulin secretion
Reactome
G alpha (q) signalling events
Name
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Explore in Source
Class A/1 (Rhodopsin-like receptors)
Fatty Acids bound to GPR40 (FFAR1) regulate insulin secretion
Free fatty acid receptors
Free fatty acids regulate insulin secretion
G alpha (q) signalling events
Viral Interactions (0)
No viral interactions found
Disease Associations (null)
No disease associations found
GWAS Traits (7)
GWAS Trait
EFO ID
Study Count
SNP Count
Beta Count
Odds Ratio
Evidence (Mean Rank Score)
Provenance
red blood cell distribution width
4
5
7
92.3
mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration
1
1
1
73.5
monocyte percentage of leukocytes
1
1
1
59
red blood cell density measurement
1
1
1
53.7
lymphocyte count
1
1
1
47.7
GWAS Trait
EFO ID
Beta Count
Odds Ratio
Evidence (Mean Rank Score)
Provenance
red blood cell distribution width
7
92.3
mean corpuscular hemoglobin concentration
1
73.5
monocyte percentage of leukocytes
1
59
red blood cell density measurement
1
53.7
lymphocyte count
1
47.7
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Orthologs (10)
1 – 5 of 10
Species
Name
Source ID
Gene ID
OMA
EggNOG
Inparanoid
Chimp
free fatty acid receptor 1
VGNC:11075
468836
Macaque
free fatty acid receptor 1
708620
Mouse
MGI:2684079
233081
Rat
RGD:628613
266607
Dog
free fatty acid receptor 1
VGNC:40830
612661
Species
Name
OMA
EggNOG
Inparanoid
Chimp
free fatty acid receptor 1
Macaque
free fatty acid receptor 1
Mouse
Rat
Dog
free fatty acid receptor 1
Publication Statistics
PubMed Score 447.25
PubMed score by year
PubTator Score 206.56
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