OR6P1

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Olfactory receptor, family 6, subfamily P, member 1
Identifiers
Symbol OR6P1
External IDs HomoloGene17383 GeneCards: OR6P1 Gene
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 128366 258756
Ensembl ENSG00000186440 ENSMUSG00000051509
UniProt Q8NGX9 E9Q5P8
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001160325 NM_146761
RefSeq (protein) NP_001153797 NP_666972
Location (UCSC) Chr 1:
158.53 – 158.53 Mb
Chr 1:
174.43 – 174.43 Mb
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Olfactory receptor 6P1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR6P1 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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