OR2AG1

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Olfactory receptor, family 2, subfamily AG, member 1
Identifiers
Symbols OR2AG1 ; OR11-79; OR2AG3
External IDs MGI3030539 HomoloGene128075 GeneCards: OR2AG1 Gene
RNA expression pattern
PBB GE OR2AG1 gnf1h10947 at tn.png
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Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 144125 259034
Ensembl ENSG00000170803 ENSMUSG00000095373
UniProt Q9H205 Q9EPF7
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001004489 NM_147032
RefSeq (protein) NP_001004489 NP_667243
Location (UCSC) Chr 11:
6.81 – 6.81 Mb
Chr 7:
106.87 – 106.87 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Olfactory receptor 2AG1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR2AG1 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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This article incorporates text from the United States National Library of Medicine, which is in the public domain.