Literature associating TAS2R38 and dental caries
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 ...