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Olfactory receptor, family 1, subfamily L, member 4
Symbols OR1L4 ; OR1L5; OR9-29; OR9-E; OST046
External IDs HomoloGene133031 GeneCards: OR1L4 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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Species Human Mouse
Entrez 254973 n/a
Ensembl ENSG00000136939 n/a
UniProt Q8NGR5 n/a
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001005235 n/a
RefSeq (protein) NP_001005235 n/a
Location (UCSC) Chr 9:
122.72 – 122.72 Mb
PubMed search [1] n/a

Olfactory receptor 1L4 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR1L4 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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This article incorporates text from the United States National Library of Medicine, which is in the public domain.