OR4F15

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Olfactory receptor, family 4, subfamily F, member 15
Identifiers
Symbol OR4F15
External IDs MGI3031143 HomoloGene74054 GeneCards: OR4F15 Gene
RNA expression pattern
PBB GE OR4F15 gnf1h10666 at tn.png
PBB GE OR4F15 gnf1h10667 at tn.png
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Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 390649 258439
Ensembl ENSG00000182854 ENSMUSG00000074951
UniProt Q8NGB8 Q7TQW9
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001001674 NM_146447
RefSeq (protein) NP_001001674 NP_666658
Location (UCSC) Chr 15:
102.36 – 102.36 Mb
Chr 2:
111.98 – 111.98 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Olfactory receptor 4F15 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR4F15 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.