OR9G4

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OR9G4
Identifiers
Aliases OR9G4, OR11-216, olfactory receptor family 9 subfamily G member 4
External IDs MGI: 3030840 HomoloGene: 17295 GeneCards: 283189
RNA expression pattern
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Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez
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UniProt
RefSeq (mRNA)

NM_001005284

NM_146570

RefSeq (protein)

NP_001005284.1

n/a

Location (UCSC) Chr 11: 56.74 – 56.74 Mb Chr 2: 85.67 – 85.68 Mb
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Olfactory receptor 9G4 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR9G4 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.