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Trace amine associated receptor 8
Symbols TAAR8; GPR102; TA5; TAR5; TRAR5
External IDs OMIM606927 MGI2685076 HomoloGene14242 IUPHAR: TAAR8 GeneCards: TAAR8 Gene
RNA expression pattern
PBB GE TAAR8 gnf1h01258 s at tn.png
More reference expression data
Species Human Mouse
Entrez 83551 215859
Ensembl ENSG00000146385 ENSMUSG00000050804
UniProt Q969N4 Q5QD07
RefSeq (mRNA) NM_053278 NM_001010830
RefSeq (protein) NP_444508 NP_001010830
Location (UCSC) Chr 6:
132.92 - 132.92 Mb
Chr 10:
23.77 - 23.77 Mb
PubMed search [1] [2]

Trace amine-associated receptor 8 is a protein that in humans is encoded by the TAAR8 gene.[1][2][3]

G protein-coupled receptors (GPCRs, or GPRs) contain 7 transmembrane domains and transduce extracellular signals through heterotrimeric G proteins.[supplied by OMIM][3]

See also


  1. ^ Lee DK, Nguyen T, Lynch KR, Cheng R, Vanti WB, Arkhitko O, Lewis T, Evans JF, George SR, O'Dowd BF (Sep 2001). "Discovery and mapping of ten novel G protein-coupled receptor genes". Gene 275 (1): 83-91. PMID 11574155.  
  2. ^ Lindemann L, Ebeling M, Kratochwil NA, Bunzow JR, Grandy DK, Hoener MC (Feb 2005). "Trace amine-associated receptors form structurally and functionally distinct subfamilies of novel G protein-coupled receptors". Genomics 85 (3): 372-85. doi:10.1016/j.ygeno.2004.11.010. PMID 15718104.  
  3. ^ a b "Entrez Gene: TAAR8 trace amine associated receptor 8".  

Further reading

  • Borowsky B, Adham N, Jones KA, et al. (2001). "Trace amines: identification of a family of mammalian G protein-coupled receptors.". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 98 (16): 8966–71. doi:10.1073/pnas.151105198. PMID 11459929.  
  • Strausberg RL, Feingold EA, Grouse LH, et al. (2003). "Generation and initial analysis of more than 15,000 full-length human and mouse cDNA sequences.". Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 99 (26): 16899–903. doi:10.1073/pnas.242603899. PMID 12477932.  
  • Mungall AJ, Palmer SA, Sims SK, et al. (2003). "The DNA sequence and analysis of human chromosome 6.". Nature 425 (6960): 805–11. doi:10.1038/nature02055. PMID 14574404.  
  • Gerhard DS, Wagner L, Feingold EA, et al. (2004). "The status, quality, and expansion of the NIH full-length cDNA project: the Mammalian Gene Collection (MGC).". Genome Res. 14 (10B): 2121–7. doi:10.1101/gr.2596504. PMID 15489334.  

This article incorporates text from the United States National Library of Medicine, which is in the public domain.



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