Proton Channel for Sensing Sour Taste Identified in Mice
Proton Channel for Sensing Sour Taste Identified in Mice
Otopetrin-1 was previously only known for its role in the inner ear, but it turns out it also forms a pH-detecting pore in the tongue’s sour taste receptors.
Proton Channel for Sensing Sour Taste Identified in Mice
Proton Channel for Sensing Sour Taste Identified in Mice

Otopetrin-1 was previously only known for its role in the inner ear, but it turns out it also forms a pH-detecting pore in the tongue’s sour taste receptors.

Otopetrin-1 was previously only known for its role in the inner ear, but it turns out it also forms a pH-detecting pore in the tongue’s sour taste receptors.

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