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Structure of gustatory pore

Known as: Gustatory pore, Porus gustatorius, Taste Pore 
The opening at the apex of the taste bud.
National Institutes of Health

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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
BackgroundTaste bud cells transmit information regarding the contents of food from taste receptors embedded in apical microvilli… Expand
Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Animals use their gustatory systems to evaluate the nutritious value, toxicity, sodium content, and acidity of food. Although… Expand
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
Male children (8-9 years) are reported to have a higher sensitivity than male adults to the sweet tastant sucrose when small… Expand
Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Sour taste is initiated by protons acting at receptor proteins or channels. In vertebrates, transduction of this taste quality… Expand
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
Taste represents a major form of sensory input in the animal kingdom. In mammals, taste perception begins with the recognition of… Expand
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1997
1997
The G-protein subunit alpha-gustducin, which is similar to rod transducin, has been implicated in the transduction of both sweet… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
The activity of taste cells maintained in the intact hamster tongue was monitored in response to acid stimulation by recording… Expand
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Highly Cited
1987
Highly Cited
1987
The postnatal maturation of the vallate papilla and its taste buds was quantitatively investigated in rats by light microscopy… Expand
Highly Cited
1965
Highly Cited
1965
  • A. Farbman
  • Developmental biology
  • 1965
  • Corpus ID: 41630266
Abstract An electron microscope study of the morphological sequence of events occurring in the development of the fungiform… Expand
Highly Cited
1965
Highly Cited
1965
  • A. Farbman
  • Journal of ultrastructure research
  • 1965
  • Corpus ID: 36708041
An electron microscope study on the taste bud in the fungiform papilla of the adult rat tongue was performed. Four cell types… Expand