OR6N1

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Olfactory receptor, family 6, subfamily N, member 1
Identifiers
Symbols OR6N1 ; OR1-22
External IDs MGI3030263 HomoloGene17366 GeneCards: OR6N1 Gene
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 128372 258717
Ensembl ENSG00000197403 ENSMUSG00000049528
UniProt Q8NGY5 Q7TRW1
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001005185 NM_146722
RefSeq (protein) NP_001005185 NP_666933
Location (UCSC) Chr 1:
158.74 – 158.74 Mb
Chr 1:
174.09 – 174.09 Mb
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Olfactory receptor 6N1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR6N1 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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