OMIA 001617-9685 : Sweet taste, lack of in Felis catus
|Symbol||Description||Species||Chr||Location||OMIA gene details page||Other Links|
|TAS1R2||taste receptor, type 1, member 2 pseudogene||Felis catus||-||no genomic information (-..-)||TAS1R2||Homologene, Ensembl, NCBI gene|
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WARNING! Inclusion of a variant in this table does not automatically mean that it should be used for DNA testing. Anyone contemplating the use of any of these variants for DNA testing should examine critically the relevant evidence (especially in breeds other than the breed in which the variant was first described). If it is decided to proceed, the location and orientation of the variant sequence should be checked very carefully.
|Breed(s)||Variant Phenotype||Gene||Allele||Type of Variant||Reference Sequence||Chr.||g. or m.||c. or n.||p.||Verbal Description||EVA ID||Year Published||PubMed ID(s)||Acknowledgements|
|Sweet taste, lack of||TAS1R2||deletion, gross (>20)||C1||the TAS1R2 gene has "a 247-base pair microdeletion in exon 3 and stop codons in exons 4 and 6"||2005||16103917|
Note: the references are listed in reverse chronological order (from the most recent year to the earliest year), and alphabetically by first author within a year.
|2006||Li, X., Li, W., Wang, H., Bayley, D.L., Cao, J., Reed, D.R., Bachmanov, A.A., Huang, L., Legrand-Defretin, V., Beauchamp, G.K., Brand, J.G. :|
|Cats lack a sweet taste receptor. J Nutr 136:1932S-1934S, 2006. Pubmed reference: 16772462.|
|2005||Li, X., Li, W., Wang, H., Cao, J., Maehashi, K., Huang, L., Bachmanov, A.A., Reed, D.R., Legrand-Defretin, V., Beauchamp, G.K., Brand, J.G. :|
|Pseudogenization of a sweet-receptor gene accounts for cats' indifference toward sugar. PLoS Genet 1:27-35, 2005. Pubmed reference: 16103917. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pgen.0010003.|
|1951||Frings, H. :|
|Sweet taste in the cat and the taste-spectrum. Experientia 7:424-6, 1951. Pubmed reference: 14936998.|
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