A taste for umami

  title={A taste for umami},
  author={B. Lindemann},
  journal={Nature Neuroscience},
  • B. Lindemann
  • Published 2000
  • Medicine, Biology
  • Nature Neuroscience
  • Chaudhari and colleagues identify the taste receptor for l-glutamate, also known as umami, found in protein-rich foods. The protein they describe is a new G-protein-coupled receptor that corresponds to a truncated form of the metabotropic glutamate receptor mGluR4. 
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