Overlapping distributions of mammalian types I, II, and III taste cell markers in chicken taste buds

Yuta Yoshida, Fuminori Kawabata, Shotaro Nishimura, Shoji Tabata

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Mammalian taste buds comprise types I, II, and III taste cells, with each type having specific characteristics: glia-like supporting cells (type I), taste receptor cells (type II), and presynaptic cells (type III). In this study, to characterize the peripheral taste-sensing systems in chickens, we analyzed the distributions of the mammalian types I, II, and III taste cell markers in chicken taste buds: glutamate-aspartate transporter (GLAST) for type I; taste receptor type 1 members 1 and 3 (T1R1 and T1R3), taste receptor type 2 member 7 (T2R7), and α-gustducin for type II; and synaptosomal protein 25 (SNAP25) and neural cell adhesion molecule (NCAM) for type III. We found that most GLAST+ taste cells expressed α-gustducin and SNAP25 and that high percentages of T1R3+ or α-gustducin+ taste cells expressed SNAP25 and NCAM. These results demonstrated a unique subset of chicken taste cells expressing multiple taste cell type marker proteins. Taken together, these results provide new insights into the taste-sensing mechanisms in vertebrate taste buds.

本文言語英語
ページ(範囲)162-168
ページ数7
ジャーナルBiochemical and Biophysical Research Communications
570
DOI
出版ステータス出版済み - 9 17 2021

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • 生物理学
  • 生化学
  • 分子生物学
  • 細胞生物学

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