Receptors and transduction in taste

  title={Receptors and transduction in taste},
  author={B. Lindemann},
  • B. Lindemann
  • Published 2001
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • Taste is the sensory system devoted primarily to a quality check of food to be ingested. Although aided by smell and visual inspection, the final recognition and selection relies on chemoreceptive events in the mouth. Emotional states of acute pleasure or displeasure guide the selection and contribute much to our quality of life. Membrane proteins that serve as receptors for the transduction of taste have for a long time remained elusive. But screening the mass of genome sequence data that have… CONTINUE READING
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