OR51G1

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OR51G1
Identifiers
Aliases OR51G1, OR11-29, OR51G3P, olfactory receptor family 51 subfamily G member 1 (gene/pseudogene)
External IDs MGI: 3030412 HomoloGene: 17513 GeneCards: OR51G1
RNA expression pattern
PBB GE OR51G1 gnf1h11129 at fs.png

PBB GE OR51G1 gnf1h11128 at fs.png
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Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez
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UniProt
RefSeq (mRNA)

NM_001005237

NM_147115

RefSeq (protein)

NP_001005237.1
NP_001005237

NP_667326

Location (UCSC) Chr 11: 4.92 – 4.92 Mb Chr 7: 102.98 – 102.99 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]
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Olfactory receptor 51G1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR51G1 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.