OR2AP1

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OR2AP1
Identifiers
Aliases OR2AP1, OR2AP1P, olfactory receptor family 2 subfamily AP member 1
External IDs MGI: 3030599 HomoloGene: 105186 GeneCards: OR2AP1
Gene location (Human)
Chromosome 12 (human)
Chr. Chromosome 12 (human)[1]
Chromosome 12 (human)
Genomic location for OR2AP1
Genomic location for OR2AP1
Band 12q13.2 Start 55,572,468 bp[1]
End 55,575,612 bp[1]
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez
Ensembl
UniProt
RefSeq (mRNA)

NM_001258285

NM_001085477

RefSeq (protein)

NP_001245214

NP_001078946

Location (UCSC) Chr 12: 55.57 – 55.58 Mb Chr 12: 129.04 – 129.05 Mb
PubMed search [3] [4]
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Olfactory receptor 2AP1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR2AP1 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.