Taste receptor type 2 member 38 (IPR030050)

Short name: TAS2R38

Family relationships


Taste receptor type 2 member 38 (TAS2R38) is the bitter taste receptor responsible for the ability to taste phenylthiocarbamide (PTC) [PMID: 12595690].

GO terms

Biological Process

GO:0001580 detection of chemical stimulus involved in sensory perception of bitter taste

Molecular Function

GO:0033038 bitter taste receptor activity

Cellular Component

GO:0016021 integral component of membrane

Contributing signatures

Signatures from InterPro member databases are used to construct an entry.