Sour Taste

Some articles on tastes, taste, sour tastes, sour taste:

Flavors - Flavorants or Flavorings - Taste
... be considered flavorants that enhance salty and sweet tastes, usually only compounds that enhance umami, as well as other secondary flavors are considered ... Umami or "savory" flavorants, more commonly called taste or flavor enhancers are largely based on amino acids and nucleotides ... and inorganic acids can be used to enhance sour tastes, but like salt and sugar these are usually not considered and regulated as flavorants under law ...
Taste Receptor - Mechanism of Action - Sour
... While sour taste has historically been regarded as the domain of ion channels, receptors for sour taste are now being proposed ... The two ion channels suggested to contribute to sour taste are ACCN1 and TASK-1 ...

Famous quotes containing the words taste and/or sour:

    The sweetest honey
    Is loathsome in his own deliciousness,
    And in the taste confounds the appetite.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    Love that comes too late,
    Like a remorseful pardon slowly carried,
    To the great sender turns a sour offense,
    Crying, “That’s good that’s gone.”
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)