TAS2R3 - Taste receptor type 2 member 3 - human protein (Function)
 
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TAS2R3 »  Taste receptor type 2 member 3  (T2R3)
 
Gene name:  TAS2R3
Entry whose protein(s) existence is based on evidence at transcript level
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Function

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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.  
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  • 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
Sensory perception of tastedefinition[GO:0050909]  
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  • TASPINC
Signal transductiondefinition[GO:0007165]  
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  • TASPINC
Pathways 
According to KEGG, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Taste transduction  hsa04742+50831  
According to Reactome, this protein belongs to the following pathway:
Signal Transduction  REACT_111102  
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: TAS2R3
GenomeRNAi: 50831
PRO: PR:Q9NYW6