Table 1

Translation of TAS2R38 genotypes/haplotypes/diplotypes to PROP taste perception.

+49

+262

+296

Haplotype

Diplotype

PROP Taste perception


A

V

I

AVI

AVI/AVI

Nontaster

P

A

V

PAV

PAV/PAV

Taster


Adapted from [11]. The terms 'taster' and 'nontaster' are used for convenience because there is a range of perceptual ability within each category. +49, +262 and +296 refer to amino acid locations in the TAS2R38 protein. The single letter notations refer to amino acids, e.g., A = Alanine.

Mennella et al. BMC Genetics 2010 11:60   doi:10.1186/1471-2156-11-60

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