In summary the cascade that transduces the response to glutamate in the front of the tongue leading to preference includes T1r1, T1r3, gustducin, transducin, PLCβ2 and Trpm5. However, presently very little is known of how the umami-specific signals that originate from the back of the tongue are transduced.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Sensory Systems
- Physiology (medical)
- Behavioral Neuroscience