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Chem Biol. 1996 Apr;3(4):233-7.

Making sense of chemicals.

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Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA 70808, USA.

Abstract

The sensation of taste is initiated when chemicals interact with peripheral receptors in the oral cavity, activating a cascade of cellular events that lead to changes in neurotransmitter release onto afferent nerve fibers. The mechanisms of taste transduction are diverse and involve a rich array of signaling components.

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