OR5A1
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OR5A1
OR5A1
Identifiers
Aliases OR5A1, OR11-249, OR5A1P, OST181, olfactory receptor family 5 subfamily A member 1
External IDs MGI: 2153205 HomoloGene: 17342 GeneCards: OR5A1
Gene location (Human)
Chromosome 11 (human)
Chr. Chromosome 11 (human)[1]
Chromosome 11 (human)
Genomic location for OR5A1
Genomic location for OR5A1
Band 11q12.1 Start 59,436,469 bp[1]
End 59,451,380 bp[1]
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez
Ensembl
UniProt
RefSeq (mRNA)
RefSeq (protein)
Location (UCSC) Chr 11: 59.44 - 59.45 Mb Chr 11: 12.12 - 12.12 Mb
PubMed search [3] [4]
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Olfactory receptor 5A1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR5A1 gene.[5]

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.[5]

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