TAS1R3

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TAS1R3

A gene on chromosome 1p36.33 that encodes a G protein-coupled receptor which acts a putative taste receptor: TAS1R1/TAS1R3 responds to the umami taste stimulus (the taste of monosodium glutamate); TAS1R2/TAS1R3 recognises diverse natural and synthetic sweeteners.
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