OR52N1

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Olfactory receptor, family 52, subfamily N, member 1
Identifiers
Symbols OR52N1 ; OR11-61
External IDs MGI3030498 HomoloGene72057 GeneCards: OR52N1 Gene
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 79473 259045
Ensembl ENSG00000181001 ENSMUSG00000073916
UniProt Q8NH53 n/a
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001001913 NM_147043
RefSeq (protein) NP_001001913 NP_667254
Location (UCSC) Chr 11:
5.81 – 5.81 Mb
Chr 7:
104.94 – 104.94 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Olfactory receptor 52N1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR52N1 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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