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Taste receptor, type 2, member 40
Symbols TAS2R40 ; GPR60; T2R40; T2R58
External IDs OMIM613964 MGI2681312 HomoloGene47977 IUPHAR: 676 GeneCards: TAS2R40 Gene
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 259286 387515
Ensembl ENSG00000221937 ENSMUSG00000051917
UniProt P59535 Q7TQB8
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_176882 NM_001001453
RefSeq (protein) NP_795363 NP_001001453
Location (UCSC) Chr 7:
143.22 – 143.22 Mb
Chr 6:
42.22 – 42.22 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Taste receptor type 2 member 40 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the TAS2R40 gene.[1][2]

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  1. ^ Bufe B, Hofmann T, Krautwurst D, Raguse JD, Meyerhof W (Oct 2002). "The human TAS2R16 receptor mediates bitter taste in response to beta-glucopyranosides". Nat Genet 32 (3): 397–401. doi:10.1038/ng1014. PMID 12379855. 
  2. ^ "Entrez Gene: TAS2R40 taste receptor, type 2, member 40". 

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