Identification of a novel member of the T1R family of putative taste receptors

@article{Sainz2001IdentificationOA,
  title={Identification of a novel member of the T1R family of putative taste receptors},
  author={Eduardo Sainz and Julius N. Korley and James F. Battey and Susan L. Sullivan},
  journal={Journal of Neurochemistry},
  year={2001},
  volume={77}
}
In the gustatory system, the recognition of sugars, amino acids and bitter‐tasting compounds is the function of specialized G protein‐coupled receptors. Recently, two members of novel subfamily of G protein‐coupled receptors were proposed to function as taste receptors based on their specific expression in taste receptor cells. Here, we report the identification of a third member, T1R3, of this family of receptors. T1R3 maps near the telomere of mouse chromosome 4 rendering it a candidate for… 
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