Umami Taste Receptor Evolved with Primates’ Diets
Umami Taste Receptor Evolved with Primates’ Diets
A study suggests that mutations in the gene that encodes the T1R1/T1R3 taste receptor allowed primates that relied on insects for protein to transition to eating leaves and fruit.
Umami Taste Receptor Evolved with Primates’ Diets
Umami Taste Receptor Evolved with Primates’ Diets

A study suggests that mutations in the gene that encodes the T1R1/T1R3 taste receptor allowed primates that relied on insects for protein to transition to eating leaves and fruit.

A study suggests that mutations in the gene that encodes the T1R1/T1R3 taste receptor allowed primates that relied on insects for protein to transition to eating leaves and fruit.

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