TAS2R3

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Taste receptor, type 2, member 3
Identifiers
Symbols TAS2R3 ; T2R3
External IDs OMIM604868 MGI3606604 HomoloGene23231 IUPHAR: TAS2R3 GeneCards: TAS2R3 Gene
RNA expression pattern
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More reference expression data
Orthologs
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 50831 574417
Ensembl ENSG00000127362 ENSMUSG00000052850
UniProt Q9NYW6 Q7TQA7
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_016943 NM_001025385
RefSeq (protein) NP_058639 NP_001020556
Location (UCSC) Chr 7:
141.46 – 141.46 Mb
Chr 6:
40.49 – 40.49 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Taste receptor type 2 member 3 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the TAS2R3 gene.[1]

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This gene encodes a member of a family of candidate taste receptors that are members of the G protein-coupled receptor superfamily and that are specifically expressed by taste receptor cells of the tongue and palate epithelia. These apparently intronless taste receptor genes encode a 7-transmembrane receptor protein, functioning as a bitter taste receptor. This gene is clustered with another 3 candidate taste receptor genes in chromosome 7 and is genetically linked to loci that influence bitter perception.[1]

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This article incorporates text from the United States National Library of Medicine, which is in the public domain.