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Aliases for OR8B4 Gene

Aliases for OR8B4 Gene

  • Olfactory Receptor Family 8 Subfamily B Member 4 (Gene/Pseudogene) 2 3 5
  • Olfactory Receptor OR11-315 3 4
  • OR8B4P 3 4
  • Olfactory Receptor, Family 8, Subfamily B, Member 4 (Gene/Pseudogene) 2
  • Olfactory Receptor, Family 8, Subfamily B, Member 4 Pseudogene 3
  • OR11-315 3

External Ids for OR8B4 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for OR8B4 Gene

  • OR8B4P

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for OR8B4 Gene

  • GC11U990228
  • GC11M123832
  • GC11M123799
  • GC11M124293

Summaries for OR8B4 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for OR8B4 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 OR8B4 Gene

OR8B4 (Olfactory Receptor Family 8 Subfamily B Member 4 (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 odorant binding. An important paralog of this gene is OR8B8.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OR8B4 Gene

  • Odorant receptor.

Gene Wiki entry for OR8B4 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for OR8B4 Gene

Genomics for OR8B4 Gene

Regulatory Elements for OR8B4 Gene

Enhancers for OR8B4 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 OR8B4 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for OR8B4 Gene

124,423,942 bp from pter
124,424,871 bp from pter
930 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for OR8B4 Gene

Genes around OR8B4 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
OR8B4 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for OR8B4 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for OR8B4 Gene

Proteins for OR8B4 Gene

  • Protein details for OR8B4 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Olfactory receptor 8B4
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • B2RNF8
    • Q6IFQ7

    Protein attributes for OR8B4 Gene

    309 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    34404 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for OR8B4 Gene

Proteomics data for OR8B4 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for OR8B4 Gene

Other Protein References for OR8B4 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:
HORDE protein sequence:

Antibody Products

  • Abcam antibodies for OR8B4

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for OR8B4 Gene

Domains & Families for OR8B4 Gene

Gene Families for OR8B4 Gene

Protein Domains for OR8B4 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for OR8B4 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.
genes like me logo Genes that share domains with OR8B4: view

Function for OR8B4 Gene

Molecular function for OR8B4 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Odorant receptor.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for OR8B4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005549 odorant binding IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with OR8B4: view

Phenotypes for OR8B4 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with OR8B4: view

Animal Model Products

CRISPR Products

No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for OR8B4 Gene

Localization for OR8B4 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OR8B4 Gene

Cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for OR8B4 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for OR8B4 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for OR8B4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with OR8B4: view

Pathways & Interactions for OR8B4 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with OR8B4: view

Pathways by source for OR8B4 Gene

Interacting Proteins for OR8B4 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for OR8B4 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0050911 detection of chemical stimulus involved in sensory perception of smell IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with OR8B4: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for OR8B4 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for OR8B4 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for OR8B4 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for OR8B4 Gene

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

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for OR8B4 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for OR8B4 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for OR8B4 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for OR8B4 Gene

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for OR8B4 Gene Hs.553671

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with OR8B4: view

Primer Products

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 OR8B4 Gene

Orthologs for OR8B4 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of mammals.

Orthologs for OR8B4 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia OR8B4 35
  • 86.52 (n)
  • 84.14 (a)
OR8B4 36
  • 83 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia OR8B4 35
  • 89.18 (n)
  • 88.31 (a)
OR16D09 36
  • 87 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Olfr878 35
  • 83.93 (n)
  • 86.08 (a)
Olfr878 16
Olfr878 36
  • 85 (a)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Olr1202 35
  • 84.36 (n)
  • 84.47 (a)
Species with no ortholog for OR8B4:
  • 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)
  • chimpanzee (Pan troglodytes)
  • 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 OR8B4 Gene

Gene Tree for OR8B4 (if available)
Gene Tree for OR8B4 (if available)

Paralogs for OR8B4 Gene

(436) SIMAP similar genes for OR8B4 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins: Pseudogenes for OR8B4 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with OR8B4: view

Variants for OR8B4 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for OR8B4 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 11 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
rs4057750 - 124,424,481(+) CATGT(A/G)GAGCA reference, missense
rs10750270 - 124,424,807(+) GGAGC(C/T)CTGGC reference, missense
rs7116575 - 124,424,453(+) GAAAG(A/C)AGACC reference, missense
rs4057749 - 124,424,340(+) GTCAC(A/G)CAGAT reference, missense
rs1893704 -- 124,425,739(-) CCTAG(G/T)TTTTT upstream-variant-2KB

Variation tolerance for OR8B4 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 67.1% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 20.69; 99.15% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot , Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) and Relevant External Links for OR8B4 Gene

Disorders for OR8B4 Gene

Relevant External Links for OR8B4

Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for OR8B4 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for OR8B4 Gene

Publications for OR8B4 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 67
  2. Personal receptor repertoires: olfaction as a model. (PMID: 22908908) Olender T. … Lancet D. (BMC Genomics 2012) 3
  3. A probabilistic classifier for olfactory receptor pseudogenes. (PMID: 16939646) Menashe I. … Lancet D. (BMC Bioinformatics 2006) 3
  4. DEFOG: a practical scheme for deciphering families of genes. (PMID: 12213199) Fuchs T. … Shamir R. (Genomics 2002) 3
  5. 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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