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  • Abigail L Mandel, Catherine Peyrot des Gachons, Kimberly L. Plank, S Marco Antonio Alarcón, Paul A. S. Breslin
  • Medicine, Biology
  • PloS one
  • 2010 (First Publication: 13 October 2010)
  • Background The digestion of dietary starch in humans is initiated by salivary α-amylase, an endo-enzyme that hydrolyzes starch into maltose, maltotriose and larger oligosaccharides. Salivary amylaseExpand
  • Catherine Peyrot des Gachons, Kunitoshi Uchida, +7 authors Paul A. S. Breslin
  • Biology, Medicine
  • The Journal of Neuroscience
  • 2011 (First Publication: 19 January 2011)
  • Oleocanthal, a major phenolic compound in extra-virgin olive oil with antiinflammatory properties, elicits an unusual oral pungency sensed almost exclusively in the throat. This contrasts with mostExpand