TAS2R1

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TAS2R1

A 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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By using SignalP neural network analysis method, we conducted signal peptide analysis of the T2R1 protein.
rubripes and Brachydanio rerio, the identity of homologous fragment of T2R1 from homologous cloning could reach more than 98%.
From inter-specific comparisons, the identity of T2R1 between the obscure puffer fish and other species were lower.
fasciatus that T2R1 could be expressed in gill, spleen, heart, lips, skin and tongue.
All these from the structure proved that T2R1 had the functions of membrane transferring, receptor and GTPase activation.