Taste responses to deuterium oxide

@article{Miller1979TasteRT,
  title={Taste responses to deuterium oxide},
  author={Inglis J. Miller and Gregory Mooser},
  journal={Physiology \& Behavior},
  year={1979},
  volume={23},
  pages={69-74}
}
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Sweet taste of heavy water

The present multifaceted experimental study, complemented by homology modelling and molecular dynamics simulations, resolves a long-standing controversy about the taste of heavy water, shows that its sweet taste is mediated by the human TAS1R2/Tas1R3 taste receptor, and opens way to future studies of the detailed mechanism of action.

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