TAS2R3

TAS2R3

A gene on chromosome 7q31.3-q32 that encodes a gustducin-coupled taste receptor implicated in the perception of bitter compounds in the oral cavity and GI tract.
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However, the two genes, Tas2r49 and Tas2r3, were associated with bitter taste and were under directional selection between the QIN and non-QIN populations, showing no signal of directional selection between MIN and QXL populations.As a form of olfactory communication, odor perception is crucial for reproduction and survival of giant pandas in the dense forest.