Taste prestimulation increases the chorda tympani nerve response to menthol.

Abstract

Electrophysiological recordings of the summated response of the chorda tympani nerve to menthol stimulation of the tongue were obtained from 15 adult Sprague-Dawley rats. The chorda tympani nerve response to menthol was of short duration, ending within 2.5 s after stimulus onset, leaving the receptors in a state of insensitivity to subsequent menthol… (More)

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@article{Lundy1993TastePI, title={Taste prestimulation increases the chorda tympani nerve response to menthol.}, author={Robert F. Lundy and Robert J. Contreras}, journal={Physiology & behavior}, year={1993}, volume={54 1}, pages={65-70} }