OR11H1

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OR11H1
Identifiers
Aliases OR11H1, OR22-1, OR11H12, olfactory receptor family 11 subfamily H member 1
External IDs HomoloGene: 84609 GeneCards: OR11H1
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez
Ensembl
UniProt
RefSeq (mRNA)

NM_001005239

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RefSeq (protein)

NP_001005239

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Location (UCSC) Chr 22: 15.53 – 15.53 Mb n/a
PubMed search [1] n/a
Wikidata
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Olfactory receptor 11H1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR11H1 gene.[2][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]

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  1. ^ "Human PubMed Reference:". 
  2. ^ Fuchs T, Malecova B, Linhart C, Sharan R, Khen M, Herwig R, Shmulevich D, Elkon R, Steinfath M, O'Brien JK, Radelof U, Lehrach H, Lancet D, Shamir R (Sep 2002). "DEFOG: a practical scheme for deciphering families of genes". Genomics. 80 (3): 295–302. doi:10.1006/geno.2002.6830. PMID 12213199. 
  3. ^ a b "Entrez Gene: OR11H1 olfactory receptor, family 11, subfamily H, member 1". 

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