OR7G1

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Olfactory receptor, family 7, subfamily G, member 1
Identifiers
Symbols OR7G1 ; OR19-15; OR19-8; OR7G1P
External IDs MGI3030687 HomoloGene128144 GeneCards: OR7G1 Gene
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 125962 258515
Ensembl ENSG00000161807 ENSMUSG00000095667
UniProt Q8NGA0 Q8VGG6
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001005192 NM_146522
RefSeq (protein) NP_001005192 NP_666733
Location (UCSC) Chr 19:
9.23 – 9.23 Mb
Chr 9:
19.57 – 19.57 Mb
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Olfactory receptor 7G1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR7G1 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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