AVR is an alias for the gene, NLR family, pyrin domain containing 6, in humans. Other names include: NACHT, LRR and PYD domains-containing protein 6; Angiotensin II/vasopressin receptor; PYRIN-containing APAF1-like protein 5; nucleotide-binding oligomerization domain, leucine rich repeat and pyrin domain containing 6; CLR11.4; NALP6; NAVR; NAVR/AVR; PYPAF5. The encoded protein has an amino acid length of 892 and a mass of 98.8 kDa. AVR is a member of the NLRP family. This gene shares homology with other species, including: Mouse, Rat.