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Aliases for OR2S2 Gene

Aliases for OR2S2 Gene

  • Olfactory Receptor Family 2 Subfamily S Member 2 (Gene/Pseudogene) 2 3 5
  • Olfactory Receptor OR9-3 3 4
  • Olfactory Receptor, Family 2, Subfamily S, Member 2 (Gene/Pseudogene) 2
  • Olfactory Receptor, Family 2, Subfamily S, Member 2 3
  • OST715 3
  • OR37A 3

External Ids for OR2S2 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for OR2S2 Gene

  • GC09M036269
  • GC09M036126

Summaries for OR2S2 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for OR2S2 Gene

  • 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. This olfactory receptor gene is a segregating pseudogene, where some individuals have an allele that encodes a functional olfactory receptor, while other individuals have an allele encoding a protein that is predicted to be non-functional. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2015]

GeneCards Summary for OR2S2 Gene

OR2S2 (Olfactory Receptor Family 2 Subfamily S Member 2 (Gene/Pseudogene)) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Signaling by GPCR and Olfactory Signaling Pathway. GO annotations related to this gene include G-protein coupled receptor activity and olfactory receptor activity. An important paralog of this gene is OR13C7.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OR2S2 Gene

  • Odorant receptor.

Gene Wiki entry for OR2S2 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for OR2S2 Gene

Genomics for OR2S2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for OR2S2 Gene

Enhancers for OR2S2 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Score Enhancer Sources TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Other Gene Targets for Enhancer

Enhancers around OR2S2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for OR2S2 Gene

35,957,108 bp from pter
35,958,154 bp from pter
1,047 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for OR2S2 Gene

Genes around OR2S2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
OR2S2 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for OR2S2 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for OR2S2 Gene

Proteins for OR2S2 Gene

  • Protein details for OR2S2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Olfactory receptor 2S2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q2M3L0
    • Q6IF19
    • Q96R42

    Protein attributes for OR2S2 Gene

    319 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    35172 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for OR2S2 Gene

Proteomics data for OR2S2 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for OR2S2 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn 5
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for OR2S2 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:
HORDE protein sequence:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for OR2S2 Gene

Domains & Families for OR2S2 Gene

Gene Families for OR2S2 Gene

Protein Domains for OR2S2 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for OR2S2 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Belongs to the G-protein coupled receptor 1 family.
  • Belongs to the G-protein coupled receptor 1 family.
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Function for OR2S2 Gene

Molecular function for OR2S2 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Odorant receptor.
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with OR2S2: view

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miRNA for OR2S2 Gene

miRTarBase miRNAs that target OR2S2

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for OR2S2 Gene

Localization for OR2S2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OR2S2 Gene

Cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for OR2S2 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for OR2S2 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for OR2S2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA,NAS 14983052
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Pathways & Interactions for OR2S2 Gene

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Pathways by source for OR2S2 Gene

1 KEGG pathway for OR2S2 Gene

Interacting Proteins for OR2S2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for OR2S2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0007186 G-protein coupled receptor signaling pathway IEA,IBA --
GO:0050911 detection of chemical stimulus involved in sensory perception of smell NAS 14983052
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No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for OR2S2 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for OR2S2 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for OR2S2 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for OR2S2 Gene

(1) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(1) Selected AceView cDNA sequences:
(2) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for OR2S2 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for OR2S2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for OR2S2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for OR2S2 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for OR2S2 Gene Hs.553540

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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , mRNA differential expression in normal tissues , Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Protein tissue co-expression partners for OR2S2 Gene

Orthologs for OR2S2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of mammals.

Orthologs for OR2S2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia OR2S2 35
  • 87.98 (n)
  • 87.15 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia LOC609676 35
  • 86 (n)
  • 84.01 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Olfr155 35
  • 84.12 (n)
  • 82.13 (a)
Olfr155 16
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia OR2S2 35
  • 98.43 (n)
  • 96.55 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Olr840 35
  • 84.54 (n)
  • 82.76 (a)
Species with no ortholog for OR2S2:
  • A. gosspyii yeast (Ashbya gossypii)
  • Actinobacteria (Mycobacterium tuberculosis)
  • African clawed frog (Xenopus laevis)
  • African malaria mosquito (Anopheles gambiae)
  • Alicante grape (Vitis vinifera)
  • alpha proteobacteria (Wolbachia pipientis)
  • amoeba (Dictyostelium discoideum)
  • Archea (Pyrococcus horikoshii)
  • baker's yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae)
  • barley (Hordeum vulgare)
  • beta proteobacteria (Neisseria meningitidis)
  • bread mold (Neurospora crassa)
  • chicken (Gallus gallus)
  • Chromalveolata (Phytophthora infestans)
  • common water flea (Daphnia pulex)
  • corn (Zea mays)
  • E. coli (Escherichia coli)
  • filamentous fungi (Aspergillus nidulans)
  • Firmicute bacteria (Streptococcus pneumoniae)
  • fission yeast (Schizosaccharomyces pombe)
  • fruit fly (Drosophila melanogaster)
  • green algae (Chlamydomonas reinhardtii)
  • honey bee (Apis mellifera)
  • K. lactis yeast (Kluyveromyces lactis)
  • lizard (Anolis carolinensis)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • oppossum (Monodelphis domestica)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rice (Oryza sativa)
  • rice blast fungus (Magnaporthe grisea)
  • schistosome parasite (Schistosoma mansoni)
  • sea anemone (Nematostella vectensis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona intestinalis)
  • sea squirt (Ciona savignyi)
  • sea urchin (Strongylocentrotus purpuratus)
  • sorghum (Sorghum bicolor)
  • soybean (Glycine max)
  • stem rust fungus (Puccinia graminis)
  • sugarcane (Saccharum officinarum)
  • thale cress (Arabidopsis thaliana)
  • tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum)
  • toxoplasmosis (Toxoplasma gondii)
  • Trichoplax (Trichoplax adhaerens)
  • tropical clawed frog (Silurana tropicalis)
  • wheat (Triticum aestivum)
  • worm (Caenorhabditis elegans)
  • zebrafish (Danio rerio)

Evolution for OR2S2 Gene

Gene Tree for OR2S2 (if available)
Gene Tree for OR2S2 (if available)

Paralogs for OR2S2 Gene

(451) SIMAP similar genes for OR2S2 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

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Variants for OR2S2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for OR2S2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 09 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs2233558 - 35,958,050(-) TCCTG(A/G)GGCTC reference, missense
rs2233559 - 35,958,011(-) TCTTC(A/G)TGCTC reference, missense
rs2233560 - 35,957,834(-) TGACT(C/T)CCCAG reference, missense
rs2233563 - 35,957,731(-) TGATC(A/G)CTATG reference, missense
rs2233564 - 35,957,672(-) CCTAC(A/G)TGCCC reference, missense

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for OR2S2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
nsv831546 CNV Loss 17160897
nsv893049 CNV Gain 21882294

Variation tolerance for OR2S2 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 96.8% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 10.98; 92.03% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Relevant External Links for OR2S2 Gene

Disorders for OR2S2 Gene

Relevant External Links for OR2S2

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Human Genome Epidemiology (HuGE) Navigator
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for OR2S2 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for OR2S2 Gene

Publications for OR2S2 Gene

  1. An approach based on a genome-wide association study reveals candidate loci for narcolepsy. (PMID: 20677014) Shimada M. … Tokunaga K. (Hum. Genet. 2010) 3 48 67
  2. The BioPlex Network: A Systematic Exploration of the Human Interactome. (PMID: 26186194) Huttlin E.L. … Gygi S.P. (Cell 2015) 3
  3. Personal receptor repertoires: olfaction as a model. (PMID: 22908908) Olender T. … Lancet D. (BMC Genomics 2012) 3
  4. A probabilistic classifier for olfactory receptor pseudogenes. (PMID: 16939646) Menashe I. … Lancet D. (BMC Bioinformatics 2006) 3
  5. The human olfactory receptor gene family. (PMID: 14983052) Malnic B. … Buck L.B. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2004) 3

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