orphan gene

A gene or DNA sequence whose function is not known.

Glossary of Biotechnology for Food and Agriculture . 2015.

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  • Orphan receptor — An orphan receptor is an apparent receptor that has a similar structure to other identified receptors but whose endogenous ligand has not yet been identified. If a ligand for an orphan receptor is later discovered, the receptor is referred to as… …   Wikipedia

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  • RAR-related orphan receptor gamma — (ROR γ) is a member of the nuclear receptor family of transcription factors. ROR γ is encoded by the gene|RORC gene (RAR related orphan receptor C). PBB Summary section title = summary text = The protein encoded by this gene is a DNA binding… …   Wikipedia

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  • RAR-related orphan receptor — The RAR related orphan receptors (RORs) are members of the nuclear receptor family of intracellular transcription factors.cite journal | author = Giguère V, Tini M, Flock G, Ong E, Evans RM, Otulakowski G | title = Isoform specific amino terminal …   Wikipedia

  • Retinoic acid-inducible orphan G protein-coupled receptor — protein Name = G protein coupled receptor, family C, group 5, member A caption = width = HGNCid = 9836 Symbol = GPRC5A AltSymbols = RAIG1, RAI3 EntrezGene = 9052 OMIM = 604138 RefSeq = NM 003979 UniProt = Q8NFJ5 PDB = ECnumber = Chromosome = 12… …   Wikipedia

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