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Aliases for OR4K15 Gene

Aliases for OR4K15 Gene

  • Olfactory Receptor, Family 4, Subfamily K, Member 15 2 3
  • Olfactory Receptor OR14-20 3 4
  • Olfactory Receptor 4K15 3
  • OR14-20 3
  • OR4K15Q 3

External Ids for OR4K15 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for OR4K15 Gene

  • GC14U990440
  • GC14P019514
  • GC14P020443

Summaries for OR4K15 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for OR4K15 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. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]

GeneCards Summary for OR4K15 Gene

OR4K15 (Olfactory Receptor, Family 4, Subfamily K, Member 15) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Signaling by GPCR and Signaling by GPCR. GO annotations related to this gene include G-protein coupled receptor activity and olfactory receptor activity. An important paralog of this gene is OR4F4.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OR4K15 Gene

  • Odorant receptor.

Gene Wiki entry for OR4K15 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for OR4K15 Gene

Genomics for OR4K15 Gene

Regulatory Elements for OR4K15 Gene

Genomic Location for OR4K15 Gene

19,975,444 bp from pter
19,976,659 bp from pter
1,216 bases
Plus strand

Genomic View for OR4K15 Gene

UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track
Cytogenetic band:
Genomic Location for OR4K15 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for OR4K15 Gene

Proteins for OR4K15 Gene

  • Protein details for OR4K15 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Olfactory receptor 4K15
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B9EIL3
    • Q6IEZ4

    Protein attributes for OR4K15 Gene

    348 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    39088 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=BAC05798.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for OR4K15 Gene

Proteomics data for OR4K15 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for OR4K15 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn26 and Asn29
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for OR4K15 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
Reactome Protein details:
REFSEQ proteins:
HORDE protein sequence:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for OR4K15 Gene

Domains for OR4K15 Gene

Gene Families for OR4K15 Gene

  • OR4 :GPCR / Class A : Olfactory receptors

Protein Domains for OR4K15 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for OR4K15 Gene

GenScript: Design optimal peptide antigens:

Graphical View of Domain Structure for InterPro Entry



  • Q8NH41
  • Belongs to the G-protein coupled receptor 1 family.
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Function for OR4K15 Gene

Molecular function for OR4K15 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Odorant receptor.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for OR4K15 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0004888 transmembrane signaling receptor activity IBA --
GO:0004930 G-protein coupled receptor activity IEA --
GO:0004984 olfactory receptor activity IEA --
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  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for OR4K15

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targeting and HOMER Transcription for OR4K15 Gene

Localization for OR4K15 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OR4K15 Gene

Cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for OR4K15 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for OR4K15 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for OR4K15 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005886 plasma membrane TAS --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IBA --
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Pathways for OR4K15 Gene

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Pathways by source for OR4K15 Gene

Interacting Proteins for OR4K15 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for OR4K15 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0007186 G-protein coupled receptor signaling pathway IBA --
GO:0050907 detection of chemical stimulus involved in sensory perception IBA --
GO:0050911 detection of chemical stimulus involved in sensory perception of smell IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with OR4K15: view

Transcripts for OR4K15 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for OR4K15 Gene

(1) REFSEQ mRNAs :
(1) Ensembl transcripts including schematic representations, and UCSC links where relevant :

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  • Predesigned siRNA for gene silencing in human,mouse,rat for OR4K15

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for OR4K15 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for OR4K15 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for OR4K15 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for OR4K15 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues for OR4K15 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in CD8 Tcells (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for OR4K15 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for OR4K15 Gene Hs.554583

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Expression partners for OR4K15 Gene

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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 and mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt for OR4K15 Gene

Orthologs for OR4K15 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for OR4K15 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia LOC100683535 35
  • 89.71 (n)
  • 94.14 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Olfr727 35
  • 86.52 (n)
  • 93.83 (a)
Olfr727 16
Olfr725 36
  • 86 (a)
Olfr726 36
  • 88 (a)
Olfr727 36
  • 94 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia LOC473310 35
  • 99.04 (n)
  • 98.85 (a)
OR4K15 36
  • 99 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Olr1627 35
  • 85.49 (n)
  • 93.83 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia OR4K15 36
  • 92 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 36
  • 89 (a)
-- 36
  • 89 (a)
-- 36
  • 87 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 36
  • 48 (a)
Species with no ortholog for OR4K15:
  • 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)
  • loblloly pine (Pinus taeda)
  • malaria parasite (Plasmodium falciparum)
  • medicago trunc (Medicago Truncatula)
  • moss (Physcomitrella patens)
  • 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 OR4K15 Gene

Gene Tree for OR4K15 (if available)
Gene Tree for OR4K15 (if available)

Paralogs for OR4K15 Gene

Selected SIMAP similar genes for OR4K15 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins: Pseudogenes for OR4K15 Gene

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Variants for OR4K15 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for OR4K15 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 14 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type MAF
rs2153466 - 19,976,429(-) AAATA(A/G)GCGTG missense, reference
rs2211209 -- 19,975,993(-) CATGA(C/T)TGTCA missense, reference
rs2226036 -- 19,975,979(-) AGTGG(A/G)GAGGT missense, reference
rs2318553 -- 19,974,968(+) GTAAA(C/T)ACTCC upstream-variant-2KB
rs2318554 -- 19,975,250(+) GTCTC(C/T)GTAGA upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for OR4K15 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv599e1 CNV Complex 17122850
nsv428292 CNV Gain+Loss 18775914
dgv601e1 CNV Complex 17122850
dgv1819n71 CNV Gain 21882294
dgv1826n71 CNV Gain 21882294
dgv602e1 CNV Complex 17122850
dgv603e1 CNV Complex 17122850
dgv1834n71 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv901299 CNV Gain 21882294
dgv80e55 CNV Gain 17911159
dgv81e55 CNV Gain 17911159
esv2751268 CNV Gain 17911159
dgv1838n71 CNV Gain 21882294
dgv1839n71 CNV Gain 21882294
dgv604e1 CNV Complex 17122850
esv34243 CNV Loss 17911159
nsv901404 CNV Loss 21882294
essv15197 CNV CNV 17122850
dgv1843n71 CNV Gain 21882294
nsv520814 CNV Loss 19592680
dgv1845n71 CNV Loss 21882294
nsv832737 CNV Gain 17160897
nsv469855 CNV Loss 16826518
nsv901464 CNV Gain 21882294
essv4 CNV CNV 17122850

Relevant External Links for OR4K15 Gene

HapMap Linkage Disequilibrium report

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OR4K15 Gene

Disorders for OR4K15 Gene

No disorders were found for OR4K15 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , OMIM , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , University of Copenhagen DISEASES , Novoseek inferred disease relationships , Genatlas and External Links for OR4K15 Gene

Publications for OR4K15 Gene

  1. The human olfactory receptor gene family. (PMID: 14983052) Malnic B. … Buck L.B. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2004) 3 4
  2. The DNA sequence and analysis of human chromosome 14. (PMID: 12508121) Heilig R. … Weissenbach J. (Nature 2003) 4
  3. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard D.S. … Malek J. (Genome Res. 2004) 4
  4. Generation and initial analysis of more than 15,000 full-length human and mouse cDNA sequences. (PMID: 12477932) Strausberg R.L. … Marra M.A. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2002) 3

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