OR4S1

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OR4S1
Identifiers
AliasesOR4S1, OR11-100, olfactory receptor family 4 subfamily S member 1
External IDsHomoloGene: 90882 GeneCards: OR4S1
Gene location (Human)
Chromosome 11 (human)
Chr.Chromosome 11 (human)[1]
Chromosome 11 (human)
Genomic location for OR4S1
Genomic location for OR4S1
Band11p11.2Start48,306,223 bp[1]
End48,307,152 bp[1]
RNA expression pattern
PBB GE OR4S1 gnf1h02092 at fs.png

PBB GE OR4S1 gnf1h02091 at fs.png
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Orthologs
SpeciesHumanMouse
Entrez
Ensembl
UniProt
RefSeq (mRNA)

NM_001004725

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RefSeq (protein)

NP_001004725

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Location (UCSC)Chr 11: 48.31 – 48.31 Mbn/a
PubMed search[2]n/a
Wikidata
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Olfactory receptor 4S1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR4S1 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]

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