Table 6

Number of common or unique olfactory receptor genes among pig, human, mouse, and dog olfactory receptor repertoires
Species sharing the same OR gene clusters Number of OR genes belonging to the species common clusters
Pig Human Mouse Dog
Pig, human, mouse, dog 341 179 255 228
Pig, mouse, dog 239 - 172 181
Pig, human, dog 78 61 - 62
Pig, human, mouse 82 37 55 -
Human, mouse, dog - 38 46 45
Human, mouse - 18 24 -
Human, dog - 16 - 23
Pig, human 34 24 - -
Mouse, dog - - 55 61
Pig, mouse 113 - 95 -
Pig, dog 138 - - 96
Pig 212 - - -
Human - 24 - -
Mouse - - 131 -
Dog - - - 45

Note: Sequences with more than 60% of amino acid sequence identity were clustered together. Outliers with significant sequence difference from the rest of ORs were excluded from the results.

Nguyen et al.

Nguyen et al. BMC Genomics 2012 13:584   doi:10.1186/1471-2164-13-584

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