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Olfactory receptor, family 52, subfamily B, member 4 (gene/pseudogene)
Symbols OR52B4 ; OR11-3
External IDs MGI3030381 HomoloGene17493 GeneCards: OR52B4 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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Species Human Mouse
Entrez 143496 259083
Ensembl ENSG00000221996 ENSMUSG00000073979
UniProt Q8NGK2 E9Q536
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001005161 NM_147079
RefSeq (protein) NP_001005161 NP_667290
Location (UCSC) Chr 11:
4.37 – 4.37 Mb
Chr 7:
102.53 – 102.54 Mb
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Olfactory receptor 52B4 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR52B4 gene.[1]

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.[1]

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