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Wntless homolog (Drosophila)
WLS Gene
RNA expression pattern

G protein-coupled receptor 177 (GPR177), commonly known as Wntless, is a human gene[1] that encodes a receptor for Wnt proteins in Wnt-secreting cells.[2]

Wntless was recently shown to be a cargo for the retromer complex.[2] It has been found essential for hair follicle induction.[3]


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