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Genetics study reveals the secrets of alcohol’s bitter-sweet taste

Nevil Gibson for NBR Food Industry Week
Fri, 10 Oct 2014

A new study shows that how people perceive and taste alcohol varies as a result of genetics. The scientists focused on three chemosensory genes – two bitter-taste receptor genes known as TAS2R13 and TAS2R38 and a burn receptor gene, TRPV1.

The research is the first to consider whether

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Nevil Gibson for NBR Food Industry Week
Fri, 10 Oct 2014
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