ⓘ MRAP2

                                     

ⓘ MRAP2

Melanocortin 2 receptor accessory protein 2 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the MRAP2 gene. MRAP2 interacts directly with melanocortin 4 receptor.

Knockout of the gene Mrap2 in mice leads to severe obesity. In addition, a rare mutation of a gene MRAP2 in human body leads to severe, early onset obesity.