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Aliases for OR2C3 Gene

Aliases for OR2C3 Gene

  • Olfactory Receptor Family 2 Subfamily C Member 3 2 3 5
  • Olfactory Receptor, Family 2, Subfamily C, Member 4 2 3
  • Olfactory Receptor, Family 2, Subfamily C, Member 3 2 3
  • Olfactory Receptor OR1-30 3 4
  • Olfactory Receptor 2C4 3 4
  • Olfactory Receptor 2C5 3 4
  • OR2C5P 3 4
  • OR2C4 3 4
  • Olfactory Receptor, Family 2, Subfamily C, Member 5 Pseudogene 3
  • OST742 3

External Ids for OR2C3 Gene

Previous HGNC Symbols for OR2C3 Gene

  • OR2C4
  • OR2C5P

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for OR2C3 Gene

  • GC01M245551
  • GC01M242929
  • GC01M243790
  • GC01M244640
  • GC01M244564
  • GC01M244019
  • GC01M245760
  • GC01M247693

Summaries for OR2C3 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for OR2C3 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 OR2C3 Gene

OR2C3 (Olfactory Receptor Family 2 Subfamily C Member 3) 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 OR2C1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OR2C3 Gene

  • Odorant receptor.

Gene Wiki entry for OR2C3 Gene

No data available for Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for OR2C3 Gene

Genomics for OR2C3 Gene

Regulatory Elements for OR2C3 Gene

Enhancers for OR2C3 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 OR2C3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Genomic Location for OR2C3 Gene

247,530,132 bp from pter
247,533,839 bp from pter
3,708 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for OR2C3 Gene

Genes around OR2C3 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
OR2C3 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for OR2C3 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for OR2C3 Gene

Proteins for OR2C3 Gene

  • Protein details for OR2C3 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Olfactory receptor 2C3
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q5JQS4
    • Q6IEZ1
    • Q8NGW7

    Protein attributes for OR2C3 Gene

    320 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    35376 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available
    • Sequence=AAH30717.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305}; Sequence=DAA04869.1; Type=Erroneous initiation; Evidence={ECO:0000305};

neXtProt entry for OR2C3 Gene

Proteomics data for OR2C3 Gene at MOPED

Post-translational modifications for OR2C3 Gene

Other Protein References for OR2C3 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:
HORDE protein sequence:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for OR2C3 Gene

Domains & Families for OR2C3 Gene

Gene Families for OR2C3 Gene

Protein Domains for OR2C3 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for OR2C3 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 OR2C3: view

Function for OR2C3 Gene

Molecular function for OR2C3 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Odorant receptor.
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with OR2C3: view

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for OR2C3 Gene

Localization for OR2C3 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OR2C3 Gene

Cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Jensen Localization Image for OR2C3 Gene COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for OR2C3 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for OR2C3 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA,IBA --
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Pathways & Interactions for OR2C3 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with OR2C3: view

Pathways by source for OR2C3 Gene

Interacting Proteins for OR2C3 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for OR2C3 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 IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with OR2C3: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for OR2C3 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for OR2C3 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for OR2C3 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for OR2C3 Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for OR2C3 Gene

Olfactory receptor, family 2, subfamily C, member 3:
Representative Sequences:

Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for OR2C3 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for OR2C3 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for OR2C3 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues for OR2C3 Gene

mRNA differential expression in normal tissues according to GTEx for OR2C3 Gene

This gene is overexpressed in Testis (x36.9) and Prostate (x4.6).

SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for OR2C3 Gene Hs.730218

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with OR2C3: view

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No data available for mRNA expression in embryonic tissues and stem cells from LifeMap Discovery , Protein differential expression in normal tissues , Protein expression , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt and Protein tissue co-expression partners for OR2C3 Gene

Orthologs for OR2C3 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of mammals.

Orthologs for OR2C3 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia OR2C3 35
  • 85.38 (n)
  • 85.48 (a)
-- 36
  • 84 (a)
-- 36
  • 84 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia OR2C3 35
  • 85.63 (n)
  • 88.44 (a)
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia LOC469746 35
  • 98.75 (n)
  • 98.44 (a)
OR2C3 36
  • 98 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia OR2C3 36
  • 70 (a)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Olfr1389 36
  • 57 (a)
Species with no ortholog for OR2C3:
  • 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)
  • orangutan (Pongo pygmaeus)
  • pig (Sus scrofa)
  • platypus (Ornithorhynchus anatinus)
  • rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss)
  • rat (Rattus norvegicus)
  • 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 OR2C3 Gene

Gene Tree for OR2C3 (if available)
Gene Tree for OR2C3 (if available)

Paralogs for OR2C3 Gene

Paralogs for OR2C3 Gene

(450) SIMAP similar genes for OR2C3 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

genes like me logo Genes that share paralogs with OR2C3: view

Variants for OR2C3 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for OR2C3 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 01 pos Sequence Context AA Info Type
VAR_025540 -
VAR_025541 -
VAR_046378 -
VAR_062016 -

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for OR2C3 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv33129 CNV Gain+Loss 17666407
nsv873440 CNV Gain 21882294

Variation tolerance for OR2C3 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 88.5% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 4.96; 68.05% 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 OR2C3 Gene

Disorders for OR2C3 Gene

Relevant External Links for OR2C3

Genetic Association Database (GAD)
Atlas of Genetics and Cytogenetics in Oncology and Haematology:

No disorders were found for OR2C3 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for OR2C3 Gene

Publications for OR2C3 Gene

  1. Germline genomic variants associated with childhood acute lymphoblastic leukemia. (PMID: 19684603) Trevino L.R. … Relling M.V. (Nat. Genet. 2009) 3 48 67
  2. The DNA sequence and biological annotation of human chromosome 1. (PMID: 16710414) Gregory S.G. … Bentley D.R. (Nature 2006) 3
  3. The human olfactory receptor gene family. (PMID: 14983052) Malnic B. … Buck L.B. (Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2004) 3
  4. 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) 3
  5. DEFOG: a practical scheme for deciphering families of genes. (PMID: 12213199) Fuchs T. … Shamir R. (Genomics 2002) 3

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