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Gene: TAS2R42 (taste 2 receptor member 42) Homo sapiens
Symbol: TAS2R42
Name: taste 2 receptor member 42
CRRD ID: 1344406
Description: Predicted to have G protein-coupled receptor activity. Predicted to be involved in G protein-coupled receptor signaling pathway. Localizes to integral component of membrane; INTERACTS WITH aflatoxin B1; valproic acid; ATP (ortholog).
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: candidate taste receptor hT2R55; hT2R55; T2R24; T2R42; T2R55; TAS2R55; taste receptor T2R55; taste receptor type 2 member 42; taste receptor type 2 member 55; taste receptor, type 2, member 42
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Tas2r131 (taste receptor, type 2, member 131)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Tas2r145 (taste receptor, type 2, member 145)  Alliance
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : TAS2R42 (taste 2 receptor member 42)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : TAS2R42 (taste receptor, type 2, member 42)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Tas2r42 (taste 2 receptor member 42)
Sus scrofa (pig) : TAS2R42 (taste 2 receptor member 42)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : TAS2R42 (taste 2 receptor member 42)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38.p13 Ensembl1211,185,993 - 11,186,937 (-)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh381211,185,993 - 11,186,937 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh371211,338,599 - 11,339,543 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 361211,229,866 - 11,230,810 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Celera1216,481,007 - 16,481,951 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map12p13.2NCBI
HuRef1211,101,800 - 11,102,744 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_11211,304,162 - 11,305,106 (-)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

Gene-Chemical Interaction Annotations
Gene Ontology Annotations
References - uncurated


Comparative Map Data
Position Markers
miRNA Target Status


RNA-SEQ Expression


Nucleotide Sequences
Protein Sequences
Clinical Variants

Additional Information

External Database Links
Nomenclature History
More on TAS2R42
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
NCBI Genome Data Viewer

CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 1344406
Created: 2005-03-08
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2020-09-16
Status: ACTIVE


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