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The Human Tongue and Taste

  • a - Taste buds (left) are composed of 50–150 taste-receptor cells (TRCs) depending on the species, distributed across different papillae.
  • b - Recent molecular and functional data shown there is no tongue 'map' modalities are present in all areas of the tongue.


Links: Development | Tongue Development

Reference

<pubmed>17108952</pubmed>

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Image reprinted by permission from Macmillan Publishers Ltd: Nature 444, 288-294 16 November 2006


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