OR8D1

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OR8D1
Identifiers
Aliases OR8D1, JCG9, OR8D3, OST004, PDJ9J14, olfactory receptor family 8 subfamily D member 1
External IDs MGI: 109309 HomoloGene: 79676 GeneCards: OR8D1
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Species Human Mouse
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RefSeq (mRNA)

NM_001002917

NM_146783

RefSeq (protein)

NP_001002917

NP_666994

Location (UCSC) Chr 11: 124.31 – 124.31 Mb Chr 9: 38.86 – 38.86 Mb
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Olfactory receptor 8D1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR8D1 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.