Taste Buds

Known as: Caliculus gustatorius, Taste bud, taste receptor 
Small sensory organs which contain gustatory receptor cells, basal cells, and supporting cells. Taste buds in humans are found in the epithelia of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
ATP has been shown to be a taste bud afferent transmitter, but the cells responsible for, and the mechanism of, its release have… (More)
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Mammals taste many compounds yet use a sensory palette consisting of only five basic taste modalities: sweet, bitter, sour, salty… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Taste receptor cells detect chemicals in the oral cavity and transmit this information to taste nerves, but the neurotransmitter… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Sweet and umami (the taste of monosodium glutamate) are the main attractive taste modalities in humans. T1Rs are candidate… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
Mammals can taste a wide repertoire of chemosensory stimuli. Two unrelated families of receptors (T1Rs and T2Rs) mediate… (More)
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Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
2002
The sense of taste provides animals with valuable information about the nature and quality of food. Mammals can recognize and… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
In mammals, taste perception is a major mode of sensory input. We have identified a novel family of 40-80 human and rodent G… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Bitter taste perception provides animals with critical protection against ingestion of poisonous compounds. In the accompanying… (More)
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Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
Receptor proteins for photoreception have been studied for several decades. More recently, putative receptors for olfaction have… (More)
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Highly Cited
1965
Highly Cited
1965
Colchicine blocks mitotic division of the epithelial cells surrounding the taste bud of the rat tongue. Response to chemical… (More)
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