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Aliases for OR6K2 Gene

Aliases for OR6K2 Gene

  • Olfactory Receptor Family 6 Subfamily K Member 2 2 3 5
  • Olfactory Receptor OR1-17 3 4
  • Olfactory Receptor, Family 6, Subfamily K, Member 2 2
  • Olfactory Receptor 6K2 3
  • OR1-17 3

External Ids for OR6K2 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for OR6K2 Gene

  • GC01U990391
  • GC01M155482
  • GC01M156937

Summaries for OR6K2 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for OR6K2 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 OR6K2 Gene

OR6K2 (Olfactory Receptor Family 6 Subfamily K Member 2) 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 transmembrane signaling receptor activity. An important paralog of this gene is OR6K6.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OR6K2 Gene

  • Odorant receptor.

Gene Wiki entry for OR6K2 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for OR6K2 Gene

Genomics for OR6K2 Gene

Regulatory Elements for OR6K2 Gene

Enhancers for OR6K2 Gene
GeneHancer Identifier Enhancer Score Enhancer Sources Gene-Enhancer Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor Binding Sites within enhancer Gene Targets for Enhancer
GH01F158654 0.8 Ensembl ENCODE 10.8 +45.8 45779 0.9 SPTA1 OR6K2 OR6N1 OR6P1 OR6K6 OR10Z1
GH01F159067 1.1 Ensembl ENCODE 9.8 -368.0 -367991 3.1 TBP HDAC1 PKNOX1 TBL1XR1 BMI1 CBX5 SCRT2 ETV6 FOS RCOR1 OR6K2 AIM2 LOC105371461 RAD1P2
GH01F158798 0.5 Ensembl 9.4 -98.2 -98249 0.2 OR6N1 OR6K2 OR2AQ1P OR10AA1P
GH01F158796 0.4 Ensembl 9.4 -96.3 -96349 0.4 OR6N1 OR6K2 OR2AQ1P OR10AA1P
GH01F158808 0.9 FANTOM5 Ensembl 9.4 -110.6 -110649 5.4 MNDA OR6N2 OR6N1 OR6K2 PYHIN1 IFI16 OR10AA1P
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Enhancers around OR6K2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for OR6K2 Gene

158,699,678 bp from pter
158,700,652 bp from pter
975 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for OR6K2 Gene

Genes around OR6K2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
OR6K2 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for OR6K2 Gene
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RefSeq DNA sequence for OR6K2 Gene

Proteins for OR6K2 Gene

  • Protein details for OR6K2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Olfactory receptor 6K2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B9EH33
    • Q6IFR6

    Protein attributes for OR6K2 Gene

    324 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    36513 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for OR6K2 Gene

Post-translational modifications for OR6K2 Gene

  • Glycosylation at Asn 5
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for OR6K2 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:
HORDE protein sequence:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for OR6K2 Gene

Domains & Families for OR6K2 Gene

Gene Families for OR6K2 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for OR6K2 Gene

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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 OR6K2 Gene

Molecular function for OR6K2 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Odorant receptor.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for OR6K2 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 --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with OR6K2: view
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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for OR6K2 Gene

Localization for OR6K2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OR6K2 Gene

Cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for OR6K2 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for OR6K2 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for OR6K2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005886 plasma membrane TAS --
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IBA --
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Pathways & Interactions for OR6K2 Gene

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Pathways by source for OR6K2 Gene

Interacting Proteins for OR6K2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for OR6K2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0007165 signal transduction IEA --
GO:0007186 G-protein coupled receptor signaling pathway IBA --
GO:0007608 sensory perception of smell IEA --
GO:0050896 response to stimulus IEA --
GO:0050907 detection of chemical stimulus involved in sensory perception IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with OR6K2: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for OR6K2 Gene

Transcripts for OR6K2 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for OR6K2 Gene

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

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for OR6K2 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for OR6K2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for OR6K2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and SAGE for OR6K2 Gene

Protein differential expression in normal tissues from HIPED for OR6K2 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Fetal heart (69.0).

Integrated Proteomics: protein expression in normal tissues and cell lines from ProteomicsDB, PaxDb, and MOPED for OR6K2 Gene

Protein tissue co-expression partners for OR6K2 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of OR6K2 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for OR6K2 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 OR6K2 Gene

Orthologs for OR6K2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of chordates.

Orthologs for OR6K2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia LOC744555 34
  • 98.35 (n)
OR6K2 35
  • 96 (a)
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia OR6K2 34 35
  • 87.47 (n)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia OR6K2 35
  • 86 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Or6k2 55 Olfr420 34 16 35
  • 84.57 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Olr1596 34
  • 83.17 (n)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 35
  • 79 (a)
-- 35
  • 76 (a)
(Anolis carolinensis)
Reptilia -- 35
  • 37 (a)
Species where no ortholog for OR6K2 was found in the sources mined by GeneCards:
  • 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 OR6K2 Gene

Gene Tree for OR6K2 (if available)
Gene Tree for OR6K2 (if available)

Paralogs for OR6K2 Gene

(447) SIMAP similar genes for OR6K2 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins: Pseudogenes for OR6K2 Gene

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Variants for OR6K2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for OR6K2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs193920807 Uncertain significance 158,699,706(-) CGTAA(G/T)ACCAG reference, missense
rs111363268 -- 158,700,190(+) AAGGG(A/G/T)TGTGA reference, missense
rs112483049 -- 158,699,552(+) CTTTT(-/GTTTG)GTTTG downstream-variant-500B
rs11265052 -- 158,702,502(+) CTCCT(A/G)ACCTC upstream-variant-2KB
rs113098461 -- 158,702,336(+) GGCGC(A/G)ATCTC upstream-variant-2KB

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for OR6K2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
dgv445n100 CNV gain 25217958
nsv547987 CNV loss 21841781

Variation tolerance for OR6K2 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 95% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 5.36; 70.91% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Relevant External Links for OR6K2 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OR6K2 Gene

Disorders for OR6K2 Gene

Relevant External Links for OR6K2

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for OR6K2 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for OR6K2 Gene

Publications for OR6K2 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 64
  2. The DNA sequence and biological annotation of human chromosome 1. (PMID: 16710414) Gregory S.G. … Bentley D.R. (Nature 2006) 4 64
  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 64
  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 64

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