OR5P2

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Olfactory receptor, family 5, subfamily P, member 2
Identifiers
Symbols OR5P2 ; JCG3; JCG4
External IDs MGI3030336 HomoloGene72021 GeneCards: OR5P2 Gene
RNA expression pattern
PBB GE OR5P2 gnf1h05414 at tn.png
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Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 120065 258734
Ensembl ENSG00000183303 ENSMUSG00000058014
UniProt Q8WZ92 Q8VG09
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_153444 NM_146739
RefSeq (protein) NP_703145 NP_666950
Location (UCSC) Chr 11:
7.82 – 7.82 Mb
Chr 7:
108.52 – 108.52 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Olfactory receptor 5P2 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR5P2 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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