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Opening a “Wide” Window onto Taste Signal Transmission

Oka, Yuki (2018) Opening a “Wide” Window onto Taste Signal Transmission. Neuron, 98 (3). pp. 456-458. ISSN 0896-6273. PMCID PMC6050409. doi:10.1016/j.neuron.2018.04.020.

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Taste bud cells for sweet, umami, and bitter transmit sensory signals without a synapse. A study by Ma et al. (2018) finds a key ATP-permeable pore-forming subunit required for rapid neurotransmission from the tongue to secondary taste neurons.

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Additional Information:© 2018 Elsevier Inc. Available online 2 May 2018.
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Official Citation:Yuki Oka, Opening a “Wide” Window onto Taste Signal Transmission, Neuron, Volume 98, Issue 3, 2 May 2018, Pages 456-458, ISSN 0896-6273, (
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