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Olfactory receptor, family 5, subfamily D, member 14
Symbols OR5D14 ; OR11-141; OR11-150
External IDs MGI3030996 HomoloGene79476 GeneCards: OR5D14 Gene
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 219436 258105
Ensembl ENSG00000186113 ENSMUSG00000075139
UniProt Q8NGL3 Q7TR28
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001004735 NM_001011835
RefSeq (protein) NP_001004735 NP_001011835
Location (UCSC) Chr 11:
55.56 – 55.56 Mb
Chr 2:
88.05 – 88.05 Mb
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Olfactory receptor 5D14 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR5D14 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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