OR56B4

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OR56B4
Identifiers
AliasesOR56B4, OR11-67, olfactory receptor family 56 subfamily B member 4
External IDsMGI: 3030497 HomoloGene: 133594 GeneCards: OR56B4
Gene location (Human)
Chromosome 11 (human)
Chr.Chromosome 11 (human)[1]
Chromosome 11 (human)
Genomic location for OR56B4
Genomic location for OR56B4
Band11p15.4Start6,107,684 bp[1]
End6,108,835 bp[1]
RNA expression pattern
PBB GE OR56B4 gnf1h11138 at fs.png

PBB GE OR56B4 gnf1h11139 at fs.png
More reference expression data
Orthologs
SpeciesHumanMouse
Entrez
Ensembl
UniProt
RefSeq (mRNA)

NM_001005181

NM_001011757

RefSeq (protein)

NP_001005181

NP_001011757

Location (UCSC)Chr 11: 6.11 – 6.11 MbChr 7: 104.7 – 104.7 Mb
PubMed search[3][4]
Wikidata
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Olfactory receptor 56B4 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR56B4 gene.[5]

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.[5]

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