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Gene: TAS2R20 (taste 2 receptor member 20) Homo sapiens
Symbol: TAS2R20
Name: taste 2 receptor member 20
Description: Predicted to have bitter taste receptor activity. Predicted to be 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: REVIEWED
Also known as: MGC119118; MGC119119; MGC119120; MGC119121; MGC134637; T2R20; T2R49; T2R56; TAS2R49; taste receptor type 2 member 20; taste receptor type 2 member 49; taste receptor type 2 member 56; taste receptor, type 2, member 20; taste receptor, type 2, member 49
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Tas2r120 (taste receptor, type 2, member 120)  Alliance
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : LOC100985075 (taste receptor type 2 member 20)
Chlorocebus sabaeus (African green monkey) : TAS2R20 (taste 2 receptor member 20)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38 Ensembl1210,996,495 - 10,997,875 (-)EnsemblGRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh381210,995,962 - 10,998,304 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh371211,148,561 - 11,150,474 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 361211,039,828 - 11,041,741 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 341211,040,811 - 11,041,741NCBI
Celera1216,296,576 - 16,298,489 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map12p13.2NCBI
HuRef1210,876,942 - 10,878,855 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_11211,117,863 - 11,119,776 (-)NCBICHM1_1
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RNA-SEQ Expression


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Nomenclature History
More on TAS2R20
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
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CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 1350205
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.