Tas2r138

Summary

Gene Symbol: Tas2r138
Description: taste receptor, type 2, member 138
Alias: T2R38, Tas2r38, taste receptor type 2 member 38, T2R26, taste receptor type 2 member 26, taste receptor, type 2, member 38
Species: rat
Products:     Tas2r138

Top Publications

  1. Wu S, Chen M, Rozengurt E. Genomic organization, expression, and function of bitter taste receptors (T2R) in mouse and rat. Physiol Genomics. 2005;22:139-49 pubmed
  2. Bufe B, Hofmann T, Krautwurst D, Raguse J, Meyerhof W. The human TAS2R16 receptor mediates bitter taste in response to beta-glucopyranosides. Nat Genet. 2002;32:397-401 pubmed
    ..If the ability of TAS2R16 to detect substances with common molecular properties is typical of the bitter receptor family, it may explain how a few receptors permit the perception of numerous bitter substances...