OR1L6

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OR1L6
Identifiers
AliasesOR1L6, HG16, OR1L7, OR9-30, OR1K1, olfactory receptor family 1 subfamily L member 6
External IDsMGI: 3030199 HomoloGene: 74156 GeneCards: OR1L6
Gene location (Human)
Chromosome 9 (human)
Chr.Chromosome 9 (human)[1]
Chromosome 9 (human)
Genomic location for OR1L6
Genomic location for OR1L6
Band9q33.2Start122,742,303 bp[1]
End122,750,783 bp[1]
Orthologs
SpeciesHumanMouse
Entrez
Ensembl
UniProt
RefSeq (mRNA)

NM_001004453

NM_146662

RefSeq (protein)

NP_001004453

NP_666873

Location (UCSC)Chr 9: 122.74 – 122.75 MbChr 2: 37.19 – 37.21 Mb
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Wikidata
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Olfactory receptor 1L6 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR1L6 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.