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Aliases for OR51G2 Gene

Aliases for OR51G2 Gene

  • Olfactory Receptor Family 51 Subfamily G Member 2 2 3 5
  • Olfactory Receptor OR11-28 3 4
  • Olfactory Receptor, Family 51, Subfamily G, Member 2 2
  • Olfactory Receptor 51G2 3
  • OR11-28 3

External Ids for OR51G2 Gene

Previous GeneCards Identifiers for OR51G2 Gene

  • GC11U990516
  • GC11M004892
  • GC11M004936

Summaries for OR51G2 Gene

Entrez Gene Summary for OR51G2 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 OR51G2 Gene

OR51G2 (Olfactory Receptor Family 51 Subfamily G Member 2) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Signaling by GPCR and Olfactory Signaling Pathway. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include G-protein coupled receptor activity and olfactory receptor activity. An important paralog of this gene is OR51G1.

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OR51G2 Gene

  • Odorant receptor.

Gene Wiki entry for OR51G2 Gene

Additional gene information for OR51G2 Gene

No data available for CIViC summary , Tocris Summary , PharmGKB "VIP" Summary , fRNAdb sequence ontologies and piRNA Summary for OR51G2 Gene

Genomics for OR51G2 Gene

GeneHancer (GH) Regulatory Elements for OR51G2 Gene

Promoters and enhancers for OR51G2 Gene
GeneHancer (GH) Identifier GH Type GH
GH Sources Gene Association Score Total Score TSS distance (kb) Number of Genes Away Size (kb) Transcription Factor
Binding Sites
Gene Targets
GH11J004492 Enhancer 0.2 FANTOM5 8.4 +426.9 426934 0.1 OR52K2 OR51F1 OR52B4 OR51S1 OR51G2 OR51A4 OR52K1 C11orf40 OR52R1 OR51A7
GH11J005328 Enhancer 0.2 FANTOM5 2.2 -409.8 -409828 0.4 OR51G1 OR51T1 OR52N2 OR52N4 OR52D1 OR52J3 MMP26 OR51L1 OR51B2 OR51M1
GH11J005379 Enhancer 0.2 FANTOM5 1.9 -460.6 -460642 0 OR51V1 OR51T1 HBB OR51B5 OR51G1 OR56B1 OR52J3 OR51L1 OR52N4 OR52D1
- Elite GeneHancer and/or Elite GeneHancer-gene association Download GeneHancer data from 2017 publication | Request up-to-date GeneHancer data (full dataset)

GeneHancers around OR51G2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Top Transcription factor binding sites by QIAGEN in the OR51G2 gene promoter:
  • POU2F1a
  • POU2F1
  • AP-1
  • COUP
  • COUP-TF1
  • HNF-4alpha1
  • HNF-4alpha2

Genomic Locations for OR51G2 Gene

Genomic Locations for OR51G2 Gene
6,763 bases
Minus strand
1,023 bases
Minus strand

Genomic View for OR51G2 Gene

Genes around OR51G2 on UCSC Golden Path with GeneCards custom track

Cytogenetic band:
OR51G2 Gene in genomic location: bands according to Ensembl, locations according to GeneLoc (and/or Entrez Gene and/or Ensembl if different)
Genomic Location for OR51G2 Gene
GeneLoc Logo Genomic Neighborhood Exon StructureGene Density

RefSeq DNA sequence for OR51G2 Gene

Proteins for OR51G2 Gene

  • Protein details for OR51G2 Gene (UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot)

    Protein Symbol:
    Recommended name:
    Olfactory receptor 51G2
    Protein Accession:
    Secondary Accessions:
    • Q6IFH7

    Protein attributes for OR51G2 Gene

    314 amino acids
    Molecular mass:
    35012 Da
    Quaternary structure:
    No Data Available

neXtProt entry for OR51G2 Gene

Post-translational modifications for OR51G2 Gene

  • Glycosylation at isoforms=8
  • Modification sites at PhosphoSitePlus

Other Protein References for OR51G2 Gene

ENSEMBL proteins:
REFSEQ proteins:
HORDE protein sequence:

No data available for DME Specific Peptides for OR51G2 Gene

Domains & Families for OR51G2 Gene

Gene Families for OR51G2 Gene

Human Protein Atlas (HPA):
  • G-protein coupled receptors
  • Predicted membrane proteins

Protein Domains for OR51G2 Gene

Suggested Antigen Peptide Sequences for OR51G2 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 OR51G2: view

Function for OR51G2 Gene

Molecular function for OR51G2 Gene

UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot Function:
Odorant receptor.

Gene Ontology (GO) - Molecular Function for OR51G2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0004930 G-protein coupled receptor activity IEA --
GO:0004984 olfactory receptor activity IBA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with OR51G2: view
genes like me logo Genes that share phenotypes with OR51G2: view

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No data available for Enzyme Numbers (IUBMB) , Phenotypes From GWAS Catalog , Human Phenotype Ontology , Animal Models , miRNA , Transcription Factor Targets and HOMER Transcription for OR51G2 Gene

Localization for OR51G2 Gene

Subcellular locations from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OR51G2 Gene

Cell membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein.

Subcellular locations from

Extracellular space Cytosol Plasma membrane Cytoskeleton Lysosome Endosome Peroxisome ER Golgi Apparatus Nucleus Mitochondrion 0 1 2 3 4 5 Confidence
COMPARTMENTS Subcellular localization image for OR51G2 gene
Compartment Confidence
plasma membrane 5

Gene Ontology (GO) - Cellular Components for OR51G2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0005886 plasma membrane IBA,TAS --
GO:0016020 membrane IEA --
GO:0016021 integral component of membrane IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with OR51G2: view

No data available for Subcellular locations from the Human Protein Atlas (HPA) for OR51G2 Gene

Pathways & Interactions for OR51G2 Gene

genes like me logo Genes that share pathways with OR51G2: view

Pathways by source for OR51G2 Gene

Interacting Proteins for OR51G2 Gene

Gene Ontology (GO) - Biological Process for OR51G2 Gene

GO ID Qualified GO term Evidence PubMed IDs
GO:0007165 signal transduction IBA --
GO:0007186 G-protein coupled receptor signaling pathway IEA --
GO:0007608 sensory perception of smell IEA --
GO:0050896 response to stimulus IEA --
GO:0050911 detection of chemical stimulus involved in sensory perception of smell IEA --
genes like me logo Genes that share ontologies with OR51G2: view

No data available for SIGNOR curated interactions for OR51G2 Gene

Drugs & Compounds for OR51G2 Gene

No Compound Related Data Available

Transcripts for OR51G2 Gene

mRNA/cDNA for OR51G2 Gene

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

Unigene Clusters for OR51G2 Gene

Olfactory receptor, family 51, subfamily G, member 2:
Representative Sequences:

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Alternative Splicing Database (ASD) splice patterns (SP) for OR51G2 Gene

No ASD Table

Relevant External Links for OR51G2 Gene

GeneLoc Exon Structure for
ECgene alternative splicing isoforms for

Expression for OR51G2 Gene

mRNA expression in normal human tissues from GTEx, Illumina, BioGPS, and CGAP SAGE for OR51G2 Gene

NURSA nuclear receptor signaling pathways regulating expression of OR51G2 Gene:


SOURCE GeneReport for Unigene cluster for OR51G2 Gene:

genes like me logo Genes that share expression patterns with OR51G2: view

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 , Protein tissue co-expression partners , mRNA Expression by UniProt/SwissProt , Evidence on tissue expression from TISSUES and Phenotype-based relationships between genes and organs from Gene ORGANizer for OR51G2 Gene

Orthologs for OR51G2 Gene

This gene was present in the common ancestor of mammals.

Orthologs for OR51G2 Gene

Organism Taxonomy Gene Similarity Type Details
(Bos Taurus)
Mammalia -- 34
  • 90 (a)
LOC508595 33
  • 88.14 (n)
-- 34
  • 87 (a)
(Canis familiaris)
Mammalia OR51G2 34 33
  • 89.71 (n)
(Rattus norvegicus)
Mammalia Olr69 33
  • 86.18 (n)
(Mus musculus)
Mammalia Or51g2 51 Olfr577 16 34 33
  • 85.62 (n)
Or51aa2 51 Olfr612
  • chr7:103,538,264-103,539,232
Or51aa5 51 Olfr611
  • chr7:103,517,414-103,518,382
Or51ac3 51 Olfr616
  • chr7:103,564,327-103,565,277
Or51af1 51 Olfr609
  • chr7:103,491,920-103,492,876
Or51ag1 51 Olfr610
  • chr7:103,506,000-103,506,944
Or51l14 51 Olfr606
  • chr7:103,451,339-103,452,295
Or51l4 51 Olfr630
  • chr7:103,754,627-103,755,583
(Pan troglodytes)
Mammalia -- 34
  • 54 (a)
(Monodelphis domestica)
Mammalia -- 34
  • 50 (a)
Species where no ortholog for OR51G2 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)
  • 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)
  • 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 OR51G2 Gene

Gene Tree for OR51G2 (if available)
Gene Tree for OR51G2 (if available)
Evolutionary constrained regions (ECRs) for OR51G2: view image

Paralogs for OR51G2 Gene

Paralogs for OR51G2 Gene

(413) SIMAP similar genes for OR51G2 Gene using alignment to 1 proteins:

  • O51G2_HUMAN Pseudogenes for OR51G2 Gene

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Variants for OR51G2 Gene

Sequence variations from dbSNP and Humsavar for OR51G2 Gene

SNP ID Clin Chr 11 pos Variation AA Info Type
rs1000248173 -- 4,917,421(-) C/T upstream_transcript_variant
rs1001460038 -- 4,917,384(-) A/G upstream_transcript_variant
rs1001600174 -- 4,914,382(-) C/G/T downstream_transcript_variant
rs1001659803 -- 4,916,440(-) C/T upstream_transcript_variant
rs1002528710 -- 4,915,513(-) G/T coding_sequence_variant, missense_variant

Structural Variations from Database of Genomic Variants (DGV) for OR51G2 Gene

Variant ID Type Subtype PubMed ID
esv2759799 CNV loss 17122850
esv3891914 CNV gain 25118596
nsv1054847 CNV gain 25217958
nsv507580 OTHER sequence alteration 20534489

Variation tolerance for OR51G2 Gene

Residual Variation Intolerance Score: 80.9% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)
Gene Damage Index Score: 5.42; 71.32% of all genes are more intolerant (likely to be disease-causing)

Additional Variant Information for OR51G2 Gene

SNPedia medical, phenotypic, and genealogical associations of SNPs for

No data available for Polymorphic Variants from UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for OR51G2 Gene

Disorders for OR51G2 Gene

Additional Disease Information for OR51G2

No disorders were found for OR51G2 Gene.

No data available for MalaCards , UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot and Genatlas for OR51G2 Gene

Publications for OR51G2 Gene

  1. The human olfactory receptor gene family. (PMID: 14983052) Malnic B … Buck LB (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2004) 3 4 58
  2. Genome-wide association with bone mass and geometry in the Framingham Heart Study. (PMID: 17903296) Kiel DP … Karasik D (BMC medical genetics 2007) 44 58
  3. The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC). (PMID: 15489334) Gerhard DS … MGC Project Team (Genome research 2004) 4 58
  4. Natural selection on the olfactory receptor gene family in humans and chimpanzees. (PMID: 12908129) Gilad Y … Pääbo S (American journal of human genetics 2003) 3 58
  5. Generation and initial analysis of more than 15,000 full-length human and mouse cDNA sequences. (PMID: 12477932) Strausberg RL … Mammalian Gene Collection Program Team (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2002) 3 58

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