Prostaglandin E2 receptor EP3 subtype (PTGER3)

Receptor for prostaglandin E2 (PGE2) (PubMed:8307176, PubMed:7883006, PubMed:8117308, PubMed:8135729, PubMed:7981210).

The activity of this receptor can couple to both the inhibition of adenylate cyclase mediated by G(I) proteins, as well as an elevation of intracellular calcium (PubMed:7883006, PubMed:8117308, PubMed:8135729, PubMed:7981210).

Required for normal development of fever in response to pyrinogens, including IL1B, prostaglandin E2 and bacterial lipopolysaccharide (LPS). Required for normal potentiation of platelet aggregation by prostaglandin E2, and thus plays a role in the regulation of blood coagulation.