Human Gene OR14J1 (uc011gof.2) Description and Page Index
Description: Homo sapiens olfactory receptor, family 14, subfamily J, member 1 (OR14J1), mRNA. RefSeq Summary (NM_030946): 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. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]. Transcript (Including UTRs) Position: chr6_mann_hap4:577,912-578,877 Size: 966 Total Exon Count: 1 Strand: + Coding Region Position: chr6_mann_hap4:577,912-578,877 Size: 966 Coding Exon Count: 1
SCOP Domains: 81321 - Family A G protein-coupled receptor-like
ModBase Predicted Comparative 3D Structure on Q9UGF5
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Orthologous Genes in Other Species
Orthologies between human, mouse, and rat are computed by taking the best BLASTP hit, and filtering out non-syntenic hits. For more distant species reciprocal-best BLASTP hits are used. Note that the absence of an ortholog in the table below may reflect incomplete annotations in the other species rather than a true absence of the orthologous gene.