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Gene: OR8A1 (olfactory receptor family 8 subfamily A member 1) Homo sapiens
Symbol: OR8A1
Name: olfactory receptor family 8 subfamily A member 1
Description: Predicted to have odorant binding activity and olfactory receptor activity. Predicted to be involved in G protein-coupled receptor signaling pathway and sensory perception of smell. Predicted to localize to plasma membrane.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: olfactory receptor 8A1; olfactory receptor OR11-318; olfactory receptor, family 8, subfamily A, member 1; OR11-318; OST025
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Olfr160 (olfactory receptor 160)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Olr1194 (olfactory receptor 1194)  Alliance
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : LOC100992664 (olfactory receptor 8A1)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : OR8A1 (olfactory receptor family 8 subfamily A member 1)
Sus scrofa (pig) : LOC100524268 (olfactory receptor 151-like)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : LOC103248735 (olfactory receptor 8A1)
Heterocephalus glaber (naked mole-rat) : LOC101717337 (olfactory receptor 8A1)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38 Ensembl11124,566,660 - 124,582,942 (+)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh3811124,569,997 - 124,571,374 (+)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh3711124,439,965 - 124,440,945 (+)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 3611123,945,175 - 123,946,155 (+)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 3411123,945,174 - 123,946,155NCBI
Celera11121,600,142 - 121,601,122 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map11q24.2NCBI
HuRef11120,382,443 - 120,383,423 (+)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_111124,326,082 - 124,327,062 (+)NCBICHM1_1
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More on OR8A1
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
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RGD Object Information
RGD ID: 1349349
Created: 2005-03-08
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2020-06-18
Status: ACTIVE


RGD is funded by grant HL64541 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute on behalf of the NIH.