OR4P4

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OR4P4
Identifiers
Aliases OR4P4, OR4P3P, olfactory receptor family 4 subfamily P member 4
External IDs HomoloGene: 84576 GeneCards: OR4P4
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez
Ensembl
UniProt
RefSeq (mRNA)

NM_001004124

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RefSeq (protein)

NP_001004124

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Location (UCSC) Chr 11: 55.64 – 55.64 Mb n/a
PubMed search [1] n/a
Wikidata
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Olfactory receptor 4P4 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR4P4 gene.[2]

Function[edit]

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.[2]

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Further reading[edit]

  • Fuchs T, Malecova B, Linhart C, Sharan R, Khen M, Herwig R, Shmulevich D, Elkon R, Steinfath M, O'Brien JK, Radelof U, Lehrach H, Lancet D, Shamir R (September 2002). "DEFOG: a practical scheme for deciphering families of genes". Genomics. 80 (3): 295–302. doi:10.1006/geno.2002.6830. PMID 12213199. 

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