Taste receptor

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A Taste receptor is a type of receptor which facilitates the sensation of taste.

Examples include TAS2R16 and TAS2R38.

They are divided into two families:

References

  1. Nelson G, Hoon MA, Chandrashekar J, Zhang Y, Ryba NJ, Zuker CS (2001). "Mammalian sweet taste receptors". Cell. 106 (3): 381–90. PMID 11509186.
  2. Adler E, Hoon MA, Mueller KL, Chandrashekar J, Ryba NJ, Zuker CS (2000). "A novel family of mammalian taste receptors". Cell. 100 (6): 693–702. PMID 10761934.

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