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Gene: TAS2R50 (taste 2 receptor member 50) Homo sapiens
Symbol: TAS2R50
Name: taste 2 receptor member 50
Description: Exhibits bitter taste receptor activity. Involved in detection of chemical stimulus involved in sensory perception of bitter taste. Predicted to localize to integral component of membrane.
Type: protein-coding
RefSeq Status: VALIDATED
Also known as: MGC138305; T2R50; T2R51; TAS2R51; taste receptor type 2 member 50; taste receptor type 2 member 51; taste receptor, type 2, member 50
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Tas2r120 (taste receptor, type 2, member 120)  MGI  Alliance
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : TAS2R50 (taste 2 receptor member 50)
Sus scrofa (pig) : LOC100154902 (taste receptor type 2 member 20-like)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : TAS2R50 (taste 2 receptor member 50)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38 Ensembl1210,985,913 - 10,986,912 (-)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh381210,985,913 - 10,986,912 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh371211,138,512 - 11,139,511 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 361211,029,779 - 11,030,778 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 341211,029,826 - 11,030,726NCBI
Celera1216,286,527 - 16,287,526 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map12p13.2NCBI
HuRef1210,866,889 - 10,867,888 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_11211,107,812 - 11,108,811 (-)NCBICHM1_1
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Nomenclature History
More on TAS2R50
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
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CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 1347594
Created: 2005-03-08
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2020-06-18
Status: ACTIVE


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