Taste Thresholds for Bitterness and Cigarette Smoking

@article{Kaplan1964TasteTF,
  title={Taste Thresholds for Bitterness and Cigarette Smoking},
  author={Arnold R. Kaplan and Edward V. Glanville and Roland Fischer},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1964},
  volume={202},
  pages={1366-1366}
}
A SIGNIFICANT correlation has been reported between taste sensitivity for bitter-tasting compounds such as quinine and number of reported foods disliked1. Cigarette smoking has also been observed to be associated with the bitter taste threshold variable2,3. No associations were observed, however, between taste thresholds for hydrochloric acid, sodium chloride, acetic acid and sucrose, on the one hand, and number of foods disliked1 or cigarettes smoked2,3 on the other. This communication records… Expand
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