TAS2R38

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# SNPs3
  Max Magnitude Chromosome position Summary
Rs10246939 1.1 141,972,804
Rs1726866 1.1 141,972,905
Rs713598 1.1 141,973,545

Polymorphisms in the TAS2R38 gene form the basis for the ability to taste bitterness in certain foods. The three SNPs in the gene that have been identified [PMID 12595690] as indicative of the main haplotypes, at least in Caucasian populations, are:

http://varigenome.blogspot.com/2012/04/potw-bitter-taste-perception-follow-up.html