6-n-propyltiouracil ( PROP ) taster status in Brazilian adults Sensibilidade ao 6n-propiltiouracil ( PROP ) em adultos brasileiros

Taste sensitivity to the bitter compound 6-n-propylthiouracil (PROP) is a genetic trait present in 70% of the population, and it is sensitive even at low concentrations of the compound (FOX, 1932). PROP tasters have a higher density of fungiform papillae and tend to perceive a wide variety of compounds, such as caffeine, sucrose, pepper, and fat with… CONTINUE READING