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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
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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2002
2002
Male children (8-9 years) are reported to have a higher sensitivity than male adults to the sweet tastant sucrose when small… Expand
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2002
2002
Taste-mGluR4, cloned from taste tissues, is a truncated variant of brain-expressed mGluR4a (brain-mGluR4), and is known to be a… Expand
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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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Review
1993
Review
1993
The microenvironment at chemical receptor sites is important for ligand-receptor interaction as it can influence the entry… 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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1991
1991
SummaryApical membrane currents were recorded from the taste pore of single taste buds maintained in the tongue of the rat, using… Expand
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1987
1987
Electrical coupling in taste buds and in non-taste lingual epithelium in the mudpuppy was examined by injecting cells with a… Expand
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Highly Cited
1965
Highly Cited
1965
Abstract An electron microscope study of the morphological sequence of events occurring in the development of the fungiform… Expand
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