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Gene: TAS2R1 (taste 2 receptor member 1) Homo sapiens
Symbol: TAS2R1
Name: taste 2 receptor member 1
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: MGC126778; MGC126780; T2R1; taste receptor family B member 7; taste receptor type 2 member 1; taste receptor, family B, member 7; taste receptor, type 2, member 1; TRB7
Mus musculus (house mouse) : Tas2r119 (taste receptor, type 2, member 119)  MGI  Alliance
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat) : Tas2r119 (taste receptor, type 2, member 119)  Alliance
Pan paniscus (bonobo/pygmy chimpanzee) : TAS2R1 (taste 2 receptor member 1)
Canis lupus familiaris (dog) : TAS2R1 (taste 2 receptor member 1)
Ictidomys tridecemlineatus (thirteen-lined ground squirrel) : Tas2r1 (taste 2 receptor member 1)
Sus scrofa (pig) : TAS2R1 (taste 2 receptor member 1)
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Allele / Splice: See ClinVar data
Latest Assembly: GRCh38 - Human Genome Assembly GRCh38
Human AssemblyChrPosition (strand)SourceGenome Browsers
GRCh38 Ensembl59,628,997 - 9,712,378 (-)Ensembl
GRCh3859,627,347 - 9,630,351 (-)NCBIGRCh38GRCh38hg38GRCh38
GRCh3759,629,109 - 9,630,463 (-)NCBIGRCh37GRCh37hg19GRCh37
Build 3659,682,109 - 9,683,463 (-)NCBINCBI36hg18NCBI36
Build 3459,682,244 - 9,683,144NCBI
Celera59,669,459 - 9,670,813 (-)NCBI
Cytogenetic Map5p15.31NCBI
HuRef59,612,803 - 9,614,157 (-)NCBIHuRef
CHM1_159,629,068 - 9,630,422 (-)NCBICHM1_1
JBrowse: View Region in Genome Browser (JBrowse)

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RNA-SEQ Expression


Nucleotide Sequences
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Clinical Variants

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Nomenclature History
More on TAS2R1
Alliance Gene
Ensembl Gene
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HGNC Report
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CRRD Object Information
CRRD ID: 1352499
Created: 2005-03-08
Species: Homo sapiens
Last Modified: 2019-12-25
Status: ACTIVE


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