Astringency: a more stringent definition.


Journal Article

Despite being an everyday sensory experience, the nature of astringency perception is not clear. In this issue of Chemical Senses, Schöbel et al. demonstrate that astringency is a trigeminal sensation in human, and astringents trigger a G protein-coupled pathway in trigeminal ganglion cells in the mouse.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Jiang, Y; Gong, NN; Matsunami, H

Published Date

  • July 2014

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 39 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 467 - 469

PubMed ID

  • 24860069

Pubmed Central ID

  • 24860069

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1464-3553

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1093/chemse/bju021


  • eng

Conference Location

  • England