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Curr Biol. 2009 Aug 11;19(15):R655-6. doi: 10.1016/j.cub.2009.06.050.

Taste perception: how sweet it is (to be transcribed by you).

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Department of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC 27710, USA.

Abstract

In mammals, sweet taste is mediated largely by a single receptor. New work shows that polymorphisms in the promoter region of one subunit contribute to variation in sweet perception in the human population.

PMID:
19674550
PMCID:
PMC2877383
DOI:
10.1016/j.cub.2009.06.050
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