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Olfactory receptor, family 4, subfamily K, member 14
Symbols OR4K14 ; OR14-18; OR14-22
External IDs MGI3031132 HomoloGene128265 GeneCards: OR4K14 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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Species Human Mouse
Entrez 122740 258888
Ensembl ENSG00000169484 ENSMUSG00000068641
UniProt Q8NGD5 n/a
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001004712 NM_146886
RefSeq (protein) NP_001004712 NP_667097
Location (UCSC) Chr 14:
20.48 – 20.48 Mb
Chr 2:
111.45 – 111.45 Mb
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Olfactory receptor 4K14 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR4K14 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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