OR10P1

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Olfactory receptor, family 10, subfamily P, member 1
Identifiers
Symbols OR10P1 ; OR10P1P; OR10P2P; OR10P3P; OR12-7; OST701
External IDs MGI3030630 HomoloGene17439 GeneCards: OR10P1 Gene
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 121130 258933
Ensembl ENSG00000175398 ENSMUSG00000052012
UniProt Q8NGE3 Q8VGJ1
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_206899 NM_146931
RefSeq (protein) NP_996782 NP_667142
Location (UCSC) Chr 12:
56.03 – 56.03 Mb
Chr 10:
129.61 – 129.61 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Olfactory receptor 10P1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR10P1 gene.[1]

Olfactory receptors interact with odorant molecules in the nose, to initiate a neuronal response that triggers the perception of a smell. The olfactory receptor proteins are members of a large family of G-protein-coupled receptors (GPCR) arising from single coding-exon genes. Olfactory receptors share a 7-transmembrane domain structure with many neurotransmitter and hormone receptors and are responsible for the recognition and G protein-mediated transduction of odorant signals. The olfactory receptor gene family is the largest in the genome. The nomenclature assigned to the olfactory receptor genes and proteins for this organism is independent of other organisms.[1]

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