Olfr603, an orphan olfactory receptor, is expressed in multiple specific embryonic tissues
Naomi L Baker, Kerry A Miller, Donald F Newgreen, Peter G Farlie
GENE EXPRESSION PATTERNS | ELSEVIER | Published : 2015
BACKGROUND: Olfactory receptors were initially believed to be expressed specifically within the olfactory neurons. However, accumulating genome-scale data has recently demonstrated more extensive expression. There are hundreds of olfactory receptor family members and the realisation of their widespread expression provides an opportunity to reveal new biology. However, existing data is predominantly based on RT-PCR, microarray and RNA-seq approaches and the details of tissue and cell-type specific expression are lacking. RESULTS: As a proof of principle, we selected Olfr603 for expression analysis. We generated an antibody against a non-conserved epitope of Olfr603 and characterised its expre..View full abstract
Awarded by NHMRC Australia
This work was supported by NHMRC Australia grant number 1002660 and the MCRI was supported by the Victorian Government's Operational Infrastructure Support Program.