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7 Taste • In modern science, it has been commonly stated that there were four primary or basic tastes : • Sweet • Sour • Salty • Bitter • Umami has been added as a 5 th primary. Sometimes umami is called “ Savory Genetics Sweetness —sugar (PPE Saltiness —NaCl Good Sourness —acid [H+] Warning Bitterness —toxins
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Unformatted text preview: Warning Umami amino acids ? Taste anatomy Taste bud : gustatory receptor cells are modified epithelium cells that are bundled into groups and contained in complex sensory organs called taste buds. Taste papillae :specialized structures that contain clusters of taste buds...
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This note was uploaded on 10/06/2010 for the course BIOLOGY Food scien taught by Professor Dr.johnson during the Spring '10 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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