OR10A4

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
OR10A4
Identifiers
Aliases OR10A4, JCG5, OR10A4P, olfactory receptor family 10 subfamily A member 4
External IDs MGI: 109148 HomoloGene: 23241 GeneCards: OR10A4
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez
Ensembl
UniProt
RefSeq (mRNA)

NM_207186

NM_020598

RefSeq (protein)

NP_997069

NP_065623

Location (UCSC) Chr 11: 6.88 – 6.88 Mb Chr 7: 107.09 – 107.1 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]
Wikidata
View/Edit Human View/Edit Mouse

Olfactory receptor 10A4 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR10A4 gene.[3]

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.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Further reading[edit]

External links[edit]

This article incorporates text from the United States National Library of Medicine, which is in the public domain.