Mechanisms of umami taste preference and aversion in rats.

@article{Kondoh2000MechanismsOU,
  title={Mechanisms of umami taste preference and aversion in rats.},
  author={Takeshi Kondoh and Masato Mori and Taketoshi Ono and Kunio Torii},
  journal={The Journal of nutrition},
  year={2000},
  volume={130 4S Suppl},
  pages={
          966S-70S
        }
}
The influence of glutamate intake on growth and appetite, and the mechanisms of preference and aversion for monosodium L-glutamate (MSG) solutions were investigated in rats. Food intake, but not weight gain, was reduced significantly in rats fed a glutamate + glutamine (Glx)-deficient diet compared with those fed a control diet. Increase in the voluntary intake of Glx solutions was more rapid in rats fed the Glx-deficient diet. The preference and aversion for MSG solutions were distinctly… CONTINUE READING
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