OR6Y1

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OR6Y1
Identifiers
Aliases OR6Y1, OR1-11, OR6Y2, olfactory receptor family 6 subfamily Y member 1
External IDs MGI: 3030054 HomoloGene: 67062 GeneCards: OR6Y1
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Species Human Mouse
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RefSeq (mRNA)

NM_001005189

NM_207694

RefSeq (protein)

NP_001005189

NP_997577

Location (UCSC) Chr 1: 158.55 – 158.55 Mb Chr 1: 174.44 – 174.45 Mb
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Olfactory receptor 6Y1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR6Y1 gene.[3]

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.[3]

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