Postingestive alliesthesia: the rat tells the same story.

Facial consummatory responses reflecting ingestive and aversive perceptions were studied and quantified in rats chronically implanted with gastric and oral catheters. A gustatory stimulus of 50 microliters of 0.6 mol.l-1 sucrose was injected into the mouth every 5 min during 60 min. At time zero, 5 ml of either 1.1 mol.l-1 glucose or water were injected… CONTINUE READING