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General Information
Name
DIVERGENT IONOTROPIC RECEPTORS
Species
D. melanogaster
Symbol
IR-DIV
FlyBase ID
FBgg0000142
Date last reviewed
2014-10-24
Number of members
42
Description
Description
Divergent Ionotropic Receptors (IR), members of the IR family of ligand-gated ion channels, are largely species-specific, with low amino acid sequence identity. Expressed in gustatory organs, they are believed to be taste receptors. (Adapted from FBrf0211681).
Notes on Group

FBrf0211681 (and corresponding supplementary information, FBrf0219605) lists Ir10a, Ir67a and Ir60e as pseudogenes (citing genome version 4.55). This disparity probably arises from polymorphic variants.

Source Material
The DIVERGENT IONOTROPIC RECEPTORS Gene Group has been compiled by FlyBase curators using the following publication(s): Ni, 2020, Croset et al., 2010, Croset et al., 2010, and Benton et al., 2009 .
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Members (42)
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Synonym(s)
IR-DIV
DIVERGENT IONOTROPIC RECEPTORS
Divergent IRs
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References (5)