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Olfactory receptor, family 3, subfamily A, member 4 pseudogene
Symbols OR3A4P ; OLFRA05; OLFRA06; OR17-13; OR17-16; OR17-24; OR17-25; OR24; OR25; OR3A4; OR3A5P
External IDs MGI3030233 HomoloGene27325 GeneCards: OR3A4P Gene
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 390756 259006
Ensembl ENSG00000180068 ENSMUSG00000043692
UniProt P47883 n/a
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001005334 NM_147004
RefSeq (protein) NP_001005334 NP_667215
Location (UCSC) Chr 17:
3.21 – 3.22 Mb
Chr 11:
73.87 – 73.87 Mb
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Olfactory receptor 3A4 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR3A4 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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