TAS2R9 - Taste receptor type 2 member 9 - human protein (Function)
 
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TAS2R9 »  Taste receptor type 2 member 9  (T2R9)
 
Protein also known as:  Taste receptor family B member 6 (TRB6).
Gene name:  TAS2R9
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at protein level
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Overview 
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 (By similarity).  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
GO molecular function 
Taste receptor activitydefinition[GO:0008527]  
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  • TASUniProtKB
GO biological process 
Detection of chemical stimulus involved in sensory perception of tastedefinition[GO:0050912]  
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  • TASGOC
G-protein coupled receptor signaling pathwaydefinition[GO:0007186]  
  • IEAUniProtKB KW
Pathways 
According to KEGG, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Taste transduction  hsa04742+50835  
According to Reactome, this protein belongs to the following pathways:
Class C/3 (Metabotropic glutamate/pheromone receptors)  REACT_18319  
G alpha (i) signalling events  REACT_19231  
Note 
Several bitter taste receptors are expressed in a single taste receptor cell.  
  • CuratedUniProtKB
 

Keywords

Biological process 
Sensory transduction  definition   [KW-0716]
Taste  definition   [KW-0919]
Molecular function 
G-protein coupled receptor  definition   [KW-0297]
Receptor  definition   [KW-0675]
Transducer  definition   [KW-0807]
Technical term 
Reference proteome  definition   [KW-1185]
 

Further external links

GeneWiki: TAS2R9
GenomeRNAi: 50835
PRO: PR:Q9NYW1