The taste system of the channel catfish: from biophysics to behavior

@article{Caprio1993TheTS,
  title={The taste system of the channel catfish: from biophysics to behavior},
  author={J. Caprio and J. Brand and J. Teeter and T. Valentin{\vc}i{\vc} and D. Kalinoski and J. Kohbara and T. Kumazawa and S. Wegert},
  journal={Trends in Neurosciences},
  year={1993},
  volume={16},
  pages={192-197}
}
Catfish, described as 'swimming tongues', are unique experimental models for studies of taste reception because of the extensive distribution of taste buds over their external body surface and within their oropharyngeal cavity. Both the extraordinary numbers of taste buds and their high sensitivity to amino acids have made it possible to perform in the same species: biochemical and biophysical studies of stimulus recognition and signal transduction; electrophysiological recordings of taste… Expand
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