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SymbolsTAS2R50 ; T2R50; T2R51; TAS2R51
External IDsOMIM609627 HomoloGene88474 IUPHAR: 677 GeneCards: TAS2R50 Gene
RefSeq (mRNA)NM_176890n/a
RefSeq (protein)NP_795371n/a
Location (UCSC)Chr 12:
11.14 – 11.14 Mb
PubMed search[1]n/a

Taste receptor type 2 member 50 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the TAS2R50 gene.[1][2][3][4]


TAS2R50 belongs to the large TAS2R receptor family. TAS2Rs are expressed on the surface of taste receptor cells and mediate the perception of bitterness through a G protein-coupled second messenger pathway.[2] See also TAS2R10.[4]

See also


  1. ^ Bufe B, Hofmann T, Krautwurst D, Raguse JD, Meyerhof W (Oct 2002). "The human TAS2R16 receptor mediates bitter taste in response to beta-glucopyranosides". Nat Genet 32 (3): 397–401. PMID 12379855. doi:10.1038/ng1014. 
  2. ^ a b Conte C, Ebeling M, Marcuz A, Nef P, Andres-Barquin PJ (Feb 2003). "Identification and characterization of human taste receptor genes belonging to the TAS2R family". Cytogenet Genome Res 98 (1): 45–53. PMID 12584440. doi:10.1159/000068546. 
  3. ^ Shiffman D, Ellis SG, Rowland CM, Malloy MJ, Luke MM, Iakoubova OA, Pullinger CR, Cassano J, Aouizerat BE, Fenwick RG, Reitz RE, Catanese JJ, Leong DU, Zellner C, Sninsky JJ, Topol EJ, Devlin JJ, Kane JP (Sep 2005). "Identification of Four Gene Variants Associated with Myocardial Infarction". Am J Hum Genet 77 (4): 596–605. PMC 1275608. PMID 16175505. doi:10.1086/491674. 
  4. ^ a b "Entrez Gene: TAS2R50 taste receptor, type 2, member 50". 

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