tastant

tastant

 [tās´tant]
any substance, e.g., salt, capable of eliciting gustatory excitation, i.e., stimulating the sense of taste.

tas·tant

(tās'tănt),
Any chemical that stimulates the sensory cells in a taste bud.

tastant

/tas·tant/ (tās´tant) any substance, e.g., salt, capable of eliciting gustatory excitation, i.e., stimulating the sense of taste.

tas·tant

(tās'tănt)
Any chemical that stimulates the sensory cells in a taste bud.

tastant

any substance, e.g. salt, capable of eliciting gustatory excitation, i.e. stimulating the sense of taste.
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The Sensa Tastant crystals, which are set to hit Scotland next year, boost the flavour of meals so trick dieters in to believing they have eaten more than they have.
When a tastant binds to a receptor, it signals other molecules that, in the mouth, immediately send an "accept" or "reject" message to the brain.
The invention has application, for example, in the design and formulation of odorant and tastant compositions.
In the present study, an effort was made to define a fat detection threshold for the free fatty acid, linoleic acid, and examine the ability of linoleic acid to modulate the intake of another tastant, sucrose.
Redpoint's advanced, tastant discovery platform incorporates broadly flexible research tools including molecular and cell biology, high throughput assay development and screening technology, and electrophysiology, as well as several novel proprietary components.
Methods for representing taste perception of a particular tastant in a mammal are also described, as are methods for generating a novel molecules or combinations of molecules that elicit a predetermined taste perception in a mammal, and methods for simulating one or more tastes.
As the SENSA Weight-Loss System is based entirely on the senses of smell and taste, the groundbreaking Tastant technology has been customized to improve the efficacy for men and fit the needs of men's senses.
The MOG is an enabling technology that facilitates high throughput screens of tastant libraries and natural product extracts by rodents trained to discriminate specific taste standards.
A specially processed proprietary blend of tastant crystals designed to naturally stimulate chemosensory reactions.
His thesis was entitled The Impact of Bitter Tastants on the Cardiovascular System.
We will then evaluate if these odorants can modulate the detection of tastants related to food or sex or social signalling via pheromones.
Luminal regulation of normal and neoplastic human EC cell serotonin release is mediated by bile salts, amines, tastants, and olfactants.