OR10C1

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OR10C1
Identifiers
AliasesOR10C1, OR10C1P, OR10C2, OR6-31, hs6M1-17, olfactory receptor family 10 subfamily C member 1 (gene/pseudogene)
External IDsMGI: 2177478 HomoloGene: 71990 GeneCards: OR10C1
Gene location (Human)
Chromosome 6 (human)
Chr.Chromosome 6 (human)[1]
Chromosome 6 (human)
Genomic location for OR10C1
Genomic location for OR10C1
Band6p22.1Start29,439,306 bp[1]
End29,440,977 bp[1]
RNA expression pattern
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Orthologs
SpeciesHumanMouse
Entrez
Ensembl
UniProt
RefSeq (mRNA)

NM_013941

NM_146513

RefSeq (protein)

NP_039229

NP_666724

Location (UCSC)Chr 6: 29.44 – 29.44 MbChr 17: 37.21 – 37.21 Mb
PubMed search[3][4]
Wikidata
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Olfactory receptor 10C1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR10C1 gene.[5]

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.[5]

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