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Tchem
TAS2R1
Taste receptor type 2 member 1

Protein Summary
Description
Receptor that may play a role in the perception of bitterness and is gustducin-linked. May play a role in sensing the chemical composition of the gastrointestinal content. The activity of this receptor may stimulate alpha gustducin, mediate PLC-beta-2 activation and lead to the gating of TRPM5. This gene encodes a member of a family of candidate taste receptors that are members of the G protein-coupled receptor superfamily and that are specifically expressed by taste receptor cells of the tongue and palate epithelia. This intronless taste receptor gene encodes a 7-transmembrane receptor protein, functioning as a bitter taste receptor. This gene is mapped to chromosome 5p15, the location of a genetic locus (PROP) that controls the detection of the bitter compound 6-n-propyl-2-thiouracil. [provided by RefSeq, Jul 2008]
Uniprot Accession IDs
Gene Name
Ensembl ID
  • ENST00000382492
  • ENSP00000371932
  • ENSG00000169777

Symbol
  • T2R1
  • TRB7
Illumination Graph
Knowledge Table
Most Knowledge About
Knowledge Value (0 to 1 scale)
cell type or tissue
0.88
cell line
0.55
virus perturbation
0.5
disease perturbation
0.49
gene perturbation
0.48


IDG Development Level Summary
Tdark

These are targets about which virtually nothing is known. They do not have known drug or small molecule activities
- AND - satisfy two or more of the following criteria:

Pubmed score: 30.45   (req: < 5)
Gene RIFs: 7   (req: <= 3)
Antibodies: 117   (req: <= 50)
Tbio

These targets do not have known drug or small molecule activities
- AND - satisfy two or more of the following criteria:

Pubmed score: 30.45   (req: >= 5)
Gene RIFs: 7   (req: > 3)
Antibodies: 117   (req: > 50)

- OR - satisfy the following criterion:

Gene Ontology Terms: 5
Tchem

Target has at least one ChEMBL compound with an activity cutoff of < 30 nM - AND - satisfies the preceding conditions

Active Ligand: 0
Tclin

Target has at least one approved drug - AND - satisfies the preceding conditions

Active Drug: 1