Olfactory receptor, family 51, subfamily I, member 1
Symbols OR51I1;
External IDs MGI3030474 HomoloGene17404 GeneCards: OR51I1 Gene
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 390063 258819
Ensembl ENSG00000167359 ENSMUSG00000066262
UniProt Q9H343 n/a
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_001005288 NM_146822.2
RefSeq (protein) NP_001005288 NP_667033.2
Location (UCSC) Chr 11:
5.45 – 5.49 Mb
Chr 7:
111.17 – 111.17 Mb
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Olfactory receptor 51I1 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the OR51I1 gene.[1]

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.[1]


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