Chapter 4. Physiological Properties of Mammalian Taste Receptors

  1. G. E. W. Wolstenholme and
  2. Julie Knight
  1. Lloyd M. Beidler

Published Online: 27 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470715369.ch4

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Taste and Smell in Vertebrates

Ciba Foundation Symposium - Taste and Smell in Vertebrates

How to Cite

Beidler, L. M. (1970) Physiological Properties of Mammalian Taste Receptors, 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.ch4

Author Information

  1. Drpartrrierrt of Biological Science, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida

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:

  • mammalian taste receptors;
  • biological cells;
  • papilla;
  • fungiform taste buds;
  • x-rays

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Lifespan of Cells of Taste Bud

  • Taste Bud Innervation

  • Taste Bud Interactions

  • Localization of Taste Receptor Sites

  • Reaction Time

  • Mechanism of Taste Receptor Stimulation

  • Mathematical Description of Taste Responses

  • Taste Modifiers

  • Summary

  • Discussion

  • References