DISEASES

Disease-gene associations mined from literature

Literature associating TAS2R38 and dental caries

TAS2R38 [ENSP00000448219]

Taste receptor, type 2, member 38; 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); Taste 2 receptors

Synonyms:  TAS2R38,  TAS2R38p,  hTAS2R38,  HOSA(ADYGEI)-T2R38,  HOSA(BIAKA)-T2R38 ...

Linkouts:  STRING  Pharos  UniProt