OR4D6

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OR4D6
Identifiers
AliasesOR4D6, OR11-250, olfactory receptor family 4 subfamily D member 6
External IDsMGI: 3031262 HomoloGene: 17339 GeneCards: OR4D6
Gene location (Human)
Chromosome 11 (human)
Chr.Chromosome 11 (human)[1]
Chromosome 11 (human)
Genomic location for OR4D6
Genomic location for OR4D6
Band11q12.1Start59,456,938 bp[1]
End59,457,991 bp[1]
Orthologs
SpeciesHumanMouse
Entrez
Ensembl
UniProt
RefSeq (mRNA)

NM_001004708

NM_146678

RefSeq (protein)

NP_001004708

n/a

Location (UCSC)Chr 11: 59.46 – 59.46 MbChr 19: 12.11 – 12.12 Mb
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Wikidata
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Olfactory receptor 4D6 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR4D6 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.