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The Ion Channel That Leaves You With a Sour Taste in Your Mouth

Article   Jan 26, 2018 | by Adam Tozer

Proton Channel Underlying Sour Taste Identified

Taste cells at the back of the tongue, studied by USC Dornsife researchers. The red-colored cells detect sour taste and the green-colored cells detect bitter, sweet or umami. The cell nuclei are colored blue. Credit: Yu-Hsiang Tu and Emily Liman

Adam Tozer PhD

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