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Olfactory receptor, family 6, subfamily T, member 1
Symbols OR6T1 ; OR11-277
External IDs HomoloGene88428 GeneCards: OR6T1 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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Species Human Mouse
Entrez 219874 n/a
Ensembl ENSG00000181499 n/a
UniProt Q8NGN1 n/a
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001005187 n/a
RefSeq (protein) NP_001005187 n/a
Location (UCSC) Chr 11:
123.81 – 123.81 Mb
PubMed search [1] n/a

Olfactory receptor 6T1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR6T1 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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This article incorporates text from the United States National Library of Medicine, which is in the public domain.