OR52L1

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Olfactory receptor, family 52, subfamily L, member 1
Identifiers
Symbols OR52L1 ; OR11-50
External IDs MGI3030519 HomoloGene66455 GeneCards: OR52L1 Gene
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 338751 258160
Ensembl ENSG00000183313 ENSMUSG00000047794
UniProt Q8NGH7 Q7TRN7
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001005173 NM_001011857
RefSeq (protein) NP_001005173 NP_001011857
Location (UCSC) Chr 11:
6.01 – 6.01 Mb
Chr 7:
105.18 – 105.18 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Olfactory receptor 52L1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR52L1 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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