MPRA belongs to the ADIPOR family. It is a steroid membrane receptor which binds progesterone in vitro. MPRA may be involved in oocyte maturation. It is expressed in ovary, testis, placenta, uterus and bladder
Coleson MP et al. Human chorionic gonadotropin increases serum progesterone, number of corpora lutea and angiogenic factors in pregnant sheep. Reproduction150:43-52 (2015).
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