"Taste Buds" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Small sensory organs which contain gustatory receptor cells, basal cells, and supporting cells. Taste buds in humans are found in the epithelia of the tongue, palate, and pharynx. They are innervated by the CHORDA TYMPANI NERVE (a branch of the facial nerve) and the GLOSSOPHARYNGEAL NERVE.
- Taste Buds
- Bud, Taste
- Buds, Taste
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Taste Buds" by people in Profiles.
Huang L, Shanker YG, Dubauskaite J, Zheng JZ, Yan W, Rosenzweig S, Spielman AI, Max M, Margolskee RF. Ggamma13 colocalizes with gustducin in taste receptor cells and mediates IP3 responses to bitter denatonium. Nat Neurosci. 1999 Dec; 2(12):1055-62.