OR9A4

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OR9A4
Identifiers
Aliases OR9A4
External IDs MGI: 3030294 HomoloGene: 64866 GeneCards: 130075
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Species Human Mouse
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RefSeq (mRNA)

NM_001001656

NM_146383

RefSeq (protein)

NP_001001656.1

n/a

Location (UCSC) Chr 7: 141.92 – 141.92 Mb Chr 6: 40.57 – 40.57 Mb
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Olfactory receptor 9A4 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR9A4 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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