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Gene: TAS2R4 (taste 2 receptor member 4) Homo sapiens
Symbol: TAS2R4
Name: taste 2 receptor member 4
Description: Exhibits bitter taste receptor activity. Involved in detection of chemical stimulus involved in sensory perception of bitter taste. Predicted to localize to the integral component of membrane.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: REVIEWED
Also known as: candidate taste receptor T2R4; MGC163311; T2R4; taste receptor type 2 member 4; taste receptor, type 2, member 4
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Tas2r108 (taste receptor, type 2, member 108)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Tas2r108 (taste receptor, type 2, member 108)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Tas2r4 (taste 2 receptor member 4)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : TAS2R4 (taste 2 receptor member 4)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : TAS2R4 (taste 2 receptor member 4)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Tas2r4 (taste 2 receptor member 4)
Sus scrofa (pig) : TAS2R4 (taste 2 receptor member 4)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh387141,778,489 - 141,779,388 (+)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh377141,478,289 - 141,479,188 (+)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 367141,124,758 - 141,125,657 (+)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 347140,931,472 - 140,932,372NCBI
Celera7136,199,919 - 136,200,818 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map7q34NCBI
HuRef7135,774,951 - 135,775,850 (+)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_17141,412,637 - 141,413,536 (+)NCBICHM1_1
CRA_TCAGchr7v27140,816,001 - 140,816,900 (+)NCBI
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Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
Clinical Variants

Additional Information

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Nomenclature History
More on TAS2R4
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 1342891
Created: 2005-03-08
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2019-11-26
Status: ACTIVE


RGD is funded by grant HL64541 from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute on behalf of the NIH.