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Olfactory receptor, family 52, subfamily N, member 5
Symbols OR52N5 ; OR11-62; OR52N5Q
External IDs MGI3030503 HomoloGene73947 GeneCards: OR52N5 Gene
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 390075 259045
Ensembl ENSG00000181009 ENSMUSG00000073916
UniProt Q8NH56 Q8VGU9
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001001922 NM_147043.1
RefSeq (protein) NP_001001922 NP_667254.1
Location (UCSC) Chr 11:
5.78 – 5.78 Mb
Chr 7:
112.09 – 112.09 Mb
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Olfactory receptor 52N5 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR52N5 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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