OR1J4

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OR1J4
Identifiers
Aliases OR1J4, HSHTPCRX01, HTPCRX01, OR9-21, olfactory receptor family 1 subfamily J member 4
External IDs MGI: 3030184 HomoloGene: 64897 GeneCards: OR1J4
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez
Ensembl
UniProt
RefSeq (mRNA)

NM_001004452

NM_146627

RefSeq (protein)

NP_001004452.1

n/a

Location (UCSC) Chr 9: 122.52 – 122.52 Mb Chr 2: 36.85 – 36.85 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]
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Olfactory receptor 1J4 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR1J4 gene.[3][4]

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.[4]

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  1. ^ "Human PubMed Reference:". 
  2. ^ "Mouse PubMed Reference:". 
  3. ^ Parmentier M, Libert F, Schurmans S, Schiffmann S, Lefort A, Eggerickx D, Ledent C, Mollereau C, Gerard C, Perret J, et al. (Mar 1992). "Expression of members of the putative olfactory receptor gene family in mammalian germ cells". Nature. 355 (6359): 453–5. doi:10.1038/355453a0. PMID 1370859. 
  4. ^ a b "Entrez Gene: OR1J4 olfactory receptor, family 1, subfamily J, member 4". 

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