The TAS1R3 gene encodes a protein found in taste receptors for sweetness and umami.
The TAS1R3 gene is located on chromosome 1 and encodes the protein named "Taste receptor type 1 member 3", which influences the reported traits.
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- "Allelic polymorphism within the TAS1R3 promoter is associated with human taste sensitivity to sucrose." PMID 19559618
- "Preferences for salty and sweet tastes are elevated and related to each other during childhood." PMID 24637844
- "Why do we like sweet taste: A bitter tale?" PMID 27174610
- "Genetics of taste and smell: poisons and pleasures." PMID 21036327