OR4D9

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
OR4D9
Identifiers
Aliases OR4D9, OR11-253, olfactory receptor family 4 subfamily D member 9
External IDs MGI: 3031259 HomoloGene: 17398 GeneCards: 390199
RNA expression pattern
PBB GE OR4D9 gnf1h02110 at tn.png
More reference expression data
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez
Ensembl
UniProt
RefSeq (mRNA)

NM_001004711

NM_001011853

RefSeq (protein)

NP_001004711.1

n/a

Location (UCSC) Chr 11: 59.51 – 59.52 Mb Chr 19: 12.07 – 12.07 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]
Wikidata
View/Edit Human View/Edit Mouse

Olfactory receptor 4D9 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR4D9 gene.[3]

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.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

Further reading[edit]

External links[edit]

This article incorporates text from the United States National Library of Medicine, which is in the public domain.