TAS2R16 Products

Lysates
TAS2R16 Overexpression Lysate ...
TAS2R16 Overexpression Lysate (Nat...
NBP2-06987
Applications: WB
Proteins
Recombinant Human TAS2R16 Pro ...
Recombinant Human TAS2R16 Protein
H00050833-P01
Species: Hu
Applications: WB, ELISA, PA
Recombinant Human TAS2R16 Pro ...
Recombinant Human TAS2R16 Protein
H00050833-G01
Species: Hu
RNAi
TAS2R16 RNAi
TAS2R16 RNAi
H00050833-R02
Species: Hu
Applications: RNAi, RNAi SP

Description

TAS2R16 encodes a member of a family of candidate taste receptors that are members of the G protein-coupled receptor superfamily. These family members are specifically expressed by taste receptor cells of the tongue and palate epithelia. Each of these apparently intronless genes encodes a 7-transmembrane receptor protein, functioning as a bitter taste receptor. This gene is clustered with another 3 candidate taste receptor genes in chromosome 7 and is genetically linked to loci that influence bitter perception. FUNCTION: Gustducin-coupled receptor implicated in the perception of bitter compounds in the oral cavity and the gastrointestinal tract. Signals through PLCB2 and the calcium-regulated cation channel TRPM5. SUBCELLULAR LOCATION: Membrane; Multi-pass membrane protein. TISSUE SPECIFICITY: Expressed in a subset of gustducin-positive taste receptor cells of the tongue. POLYMORPHISM: The Lys-172 polymorphism in TAS2R16 is associated with genetic susceptibility to alcoholism [MIM:103780]. MISCELLANEOUS: Several bitter taste receptors are expressed in a single taste receptor cell. MISCELLANEOUS: Confers bitter perception of salicin to non-taster mice. Useful Links; The Human Olfactory Data Exploratorium: HORDE; Olfactory Receptor Data Base: ORDB; Transmembrane Analysis: TM analysis

Bioinformatics

Entrez Human
Rat
Uniprot Human
Human
Rat
Product By Gene ID 50833
Alternate Names
  • taste receptor type 2 member 16
  • T2R16candidate taste receptor T2R16
  • taste receptor, type 2, member 16

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