Chemoreception: Tasting the sweet and the bitter

@article{Lindemann1996ChemoreceptionTT,
  title={Chemoreception: Tasting the sweet and the bitter},
  author={Bernd Lindemann},
  journal={Current Biology},
  year={1996},
  volume={6},
  pages={1234-1237}
}

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