Chapter 2. The Anatomy and Ultrastructure of Taste Endings

  1. G. E. W. Wolstenholme and
  2. Julie Knight
  1. R. G. Murray and
  2. Asia Murray

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470715369.ch2

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Taste and Smell in Vertebrates

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Taste and Smell in Vertebrates

How to Cite

Murray, R. G. and Murray, A. (1970) The Anatomy and Ultrastructure of Taste Endings, in Ciba Foundation Symposium - Taste and Smell in Vertebrates (eds G. E. W. Wolstenholme and J. Knight), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470715369.ch2

Author Information

  1. Department of Anatomy and Physiology, Indiana University, Bloornitgton, Indiana

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1970

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780700014545

Online ISBN: 9780470715369

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Keywords:

  • taste buds;
  • electron microscope;
  • fungiform papillae;
  • upper surface;
  • gustatory cells

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Recognized Cell Types

  • A Unique New Cell Type

  • The Taste Pit

  • Nerve Processes

  • Comparisons Between Taste Buds in Different Regions

  • Is There an Efferent Innervation ?

  • Contacts Between Nerves

  • Cell Turnover

  • Conclusions and Summary

  • Discussion

  • References