Gene Symbol: Tas2r119
Description: taste receptor, type 2, member 119
Alias: T2r19, Tas2r19, mGR19, mt2r19, taste receptor type 2 member 119, T2R119, candidate taste receptor T2R19, taste receptor type 2 member 19
Species: mouse
Products:     Tas2r119

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. Chandrashekar J, Mueller K, Hoon M, Adler E, Feng L, Guo W, et al. T2Rs function as bitter taste receptors. Cell. 2000;100:703-11 pubmed
    ..Since a single taste receptor cell expresses a large repertoire of T2Rs, these findings provide a plausible explanation for the uniform bitter taste that is evoked by many structurally unrelated toxic compounds. ..
  3. 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. ..