TAS2R1(redirected from T2R1)
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TAS2R1A gene on chromosome 5p15 that encodes a taste receptor for the perception of bitterness, and which may play a role in sensing the chemical composition of the gastrointestinal content. TAS2R1 may stimulate alpha gustducin, mediate PLC-beta-2 activation and lead to the gating of TRPM5.
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