Also known asCRF-R, CRF-R-1, CRF-R1, CRF1, CRFR-1, CRFR1, CRH-R-1, CRH-R1, CRHR, CRHR1L
CRHR1 (corticotropin-releasing hormone receptor 1) is a gene that codes for a protein called the corticotropin-releasing hormone receptor 1. This protein is found in various parts of the body, including the brain and the pituitary gland, and plays a role in the body's response to stress. Specifically, it helps to regulate the release of hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline, which are involved in the stress response. Variations in the CRHR1 gene have been associated with an increased risk for certain mental health conditions, such as anxiety and depression.