by Lloyd M. Beidler (Editor)

Paperback(Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1971)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642652479
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 11/15/2011
Series: Handbook of Sensory Physiology , #2
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1971
Pages: 410
Product dimensions: 6.69(w) x 9.61(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

1 Tongue Topography.- 2 Ultrastructure of Taste Receptors.- 3 Development of the Taste Bud.- 4 Degeneration and Regeneration of Taste Buds.- 5 Taste Psychophysics.- 6 The Recording of the Electrical Response from Human Taste Nerves.- 7 Neural Coding in Taste as Seen from Recordings from Peripheral Receptors and Nerves.- 8 Central Projections of the Gustatory System.- 9 Genetics of Taste.- 10 Electrical Taste.- 11 Taste Receptor Stimulation with Salts and Acids.- 12 Chemical Structure of Compounds and Their Sweet and Bitter Taste.- 13 Comparative Study of Taste.- 14 The Sense of Taste in Fishes.- 15 Role of Taste in Specific Hungers.- 16 Taste Modifiers.- Author Index.

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