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Other studies will explore how odour molecules modify taste cell responses and, ultimately, human taste perception.
Using pharmacological approaches, the researchers identified the so-called signaling proteins within the immature taste cells that cause the developing cells to multiply and turn into specific cell types.
Unexpectedly, this sensitivity to intracellular acidification is attributed to relatively ubiquitous ion channels, [K.sub.2]P, whose distribution is not restricted to sour taste cells, being expressed in a wide variety of tissues and organs: brain, sperm, heart, kidney, liver, vascular smooth muscle cells, skeletal muscle, and so on (see Table 1) [25, 54, 185].
But finding taste cells on land animals wasn't easy.
Change in taste preference related to ageing of taste cells in rat.Experientia.
Non-tasters are simply those people with a very low number of taste cells and who essentially perceive the world, at least from a taste perspective, as dulled.
Further, selective stimulation of the taste cells expressing T2Rs is sufficient to elicit a strong aversive response in mice (Mueller et al., 2005).
An American biotechnology company has discovered ``bitter blockers'' which stop production of a protein released by taste cells.
"Each taste bud is an onion-shaped cluster of 50 to 100 taste cells," says scientist Julie Mennella at Philadelphia's Monell Taste Laboratory.
When these chemicals mix with the saliva in your mouth, they trigger the taste cells. The taste cells then send information about the chemicals along the nerves to your brain, and your brain tells you what you are tasting.
He found that fatty acids -- an important component of fats -- produce a noticeable response in the taste cells of laboratory rats.
Gustatory or taste cells react to food and beverages.