Tas2r118

Summary

Gene Symbol: Tas2r118
Description: taste receptor, type 2, member 118
Alias: Gm465, T2R18, Tas2r16, Tas2r18, mGR18, mt2r40, taste receptor type 2 member 16, T2R16, candidate taste receptor mt2r40
Species: mouse
Products:     Tas2r118

Top Publications

  1. Wu S, Rozengurt N, Yang M, Young S, Sinnett Smith J, Rozengurt E. Expression of bitter taste receptors of the T2R family in the gastrointestinal tract and enteroendocrine STC-1 cells. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002;99:2392-7 pubmed
    ..These results demonstrate the expression of bitter taste receptors of the T2R family in the mouse and rat gastrointestinal tract. ..
  2. Prandi S, Bromke M, Hübner S, Voigt A, Boehm U, Meyerhof W, et al. A subset of mouse colonic goblet cells expresses the bitter taste receptor Tas2r131. PLoS ONE. 2013;8:e82820 pubmed publisher
    ..Expression in colonic goblet cells is consistent with a role of Tas2rs in defense mechanisms against potentially harmful xenobiotics. ..