Aliases for TAS2R42 Gene
External Ids for TAS2R42 Gene
Previous GeneCards Identifiers for TAS2R42 Gene
GeneCards Summary for TAS2R42 Gene
TAS2R42 (Taste 2 Receptor Member 42) is a Protein Coding gene. Among its related pathways are Peptide ligand-binding receptors and Taste transduction. Gene Ontology (GO) annotations related to this gene include G-protein coupled receptor activity and bitter taste receptor activity. An important paralog of this gene is TAS2R7.
UniProtKB/Swiss-Prot for TAS2R42 Gene
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 (By similarity).