Sensory Systems: Taste Perception
Robert F. Margolskee*
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Slides are provided for a class covering the human taste system and are part of the course �Cell Signaling Systems: A Course for Graduate Students.� The slides begin with a discussion of taste buds and receptors and then proceed to describe sweet taste receptors and their induced signal transduction.
Learning Resource Type: PowerPoint slides
Context: Undergraduate upper division, graduate, professional (degree program)
Intended Users: Teacher, learner
Intended Educational Use: Teach, learn, plan
Discipline: Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Pharmacology, Structural Biology
Keywords: taste buds, sweet, sour, salty, bitter, umami, Type 1 taste receptors, ion channels, T1R3
Format: PowerPoint (ppt)
Size: 16.6 MB
Requirements: Microsoft PowerPoint
Limits for Use
Rights: This material may be downloaded for noncommercial, course-teaching purposes only, provided credit to STKE is included by listing the citation for the Teaching Resource.
Citation: R. F. Margolskee, Sensory systems: Taste perception. Sci. STKE2005, tr20 (2005).