OR6X1

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OR6X1
Identifiers
Aliases OR6X1, OR11-270, olfactory receptor family 6 subfamily X member 1
External IDs MGI: 3030820 HomoloGene: 105185 GeneCards: 390260
RNA expression pattern
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Species Human Mouse
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RefSeq (mRNA)

NM_001005188

NM_146615

RefSeq (protein)

NP_001005188.1

n/a

Location (UCSC) Chr 11: 123.75 – 123.75 Mb Chr 9: 40.19 – 40.19 Mb
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Olfactory receptor 6X1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR6X1 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.