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Olfactory receptor, family 2, subfamily T, member 34
Symbol OR2T34
External IDs HomoloGene123780 GeneCards: OR2T34 Gene
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 127068 n/a
Ensembl ENSG00000183310 n/a
UniProt Q8NGX1 n/a
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001001821 n/a
RefSeq (protein) NP_001001821 n/a
Location (UCSC) Chr 1:
248.57 – 248.57 Mb
PubMed search [1] n/a

Olfactory receptor 2T34 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR2T34 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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