OR6C1

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OR6C1
Identifiers
Aliases OR6C1, OST267, olfactory receptor family 6 subfamily C member 1
External IDs MGI: 3030636 HomoloGene: 105151 GeneCards: 390321
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez
Ensembl
UniProt
RefSeq (mRNA)

NM_001005182

NM_146932

RefSeq (protein)

NP_001005182.1

n/a

Location (UCSC) Chr 12: 55.32 – 55.32 Mb Chr 10: 129.68 – 129.69 Mb
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Olfactory receptor 6C1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR6C1 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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  • Fuchs T, Malecova B, Linhart C, et al. (2003). "DEFOG: a practical scheme for deciphering families of genes.". Genomics 80 (3): 295–302. doi:10.1006/geno.2002.6830. PMID 12213199. 
  • Scherer SE, Muzny DM, Buhay CJ, et al. (2006). "The finished DNA sequence of human chromosome 12.". Nature 440 (7082): 346–51. doi:10.1038/nature04569. PMID 16541075. 

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