Immunogen sequence: GHHEVDHFLR EMPALIRMAC VSTVAIE
Highest antigen sequence identity to the following orthologs: Mouse - 78%, Rat - 78%.
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.
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Protein Aliases: Olfactory receptor 2W3; Olfactory receptor 2W8; Olfactory receptor OR1-49; olfactory receptor, family 2, subfamily W, member 3 pseudogene; olfactory receptor, family 2, subfamily W, member 8 pseudogene
Gene Aliases: OR2W3; OR2W3P; OR2W8P; OST718
UniProt ID: (Human) Q7Z3T1
Entrez Gene ID: (Human) 343171
Molecular Function: transmembrane signal receptor