T2R42_HUMAN Protein

Name Taste receptor type 2 member 42
Description 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).
UniProt ID Q7RTR8
Gene TAS2R42