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Gene: TAS2R40 (taste 2 receptor member 40) Homo sapiens
Symbol: TAS2R40
Name: taste 2 receptor member 40
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: G protein-coupled receptor 60; G-protein coupled receptor 60; GPR60; MGC126844; MGC126846; T2R40; T2R58; taste receptor type 2 member 40; taste receptor type 2 member 58; taste receptor, type 2, member 40
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Tas2r144 (taste receptor, type 2, member 144)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Tas2r144 (taste receptor, type 2, member 144)  Alliance
Chinchilla lanigera (long-tailed chinchilla) : Tas2r40 (taste 2 receptor member 40)
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : TAS2R40 (taste 2 receptor member 40)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : TAS2R40 (taste 2 receptor member 40)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Tas2r40 (taste 2 receptor member 40)
Sus scrofa (pig) : TAS2R40 (taste 2 receptor member 40)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh387143,222,037 - 143,223,079 (+)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh377142,919,172 - 142,920,143 (+)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 367142,629,294 - 142,630,265 (+)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 347142,436,008 - 142,436,980NCBI
Celera7137,756,043 - 137,757,014 (+)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map7q34NCBI
HuRef7137,257,303 - 137,258,274 (+)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_17142,856,042 - 142,857,013 (+)NCBICHM1_1
CRA_TCAGchr7v27142,321,293 - 142,322,264 (+)NCBI
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Nomenclature History
More on TAS2R40
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
JBrowse: hg19 hg38
HGNC Report
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CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 1351253
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.