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Monell Breakthrough Grows Mature Taste Receptors in the Lab
Posted: March 24, 2006
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Although the current experiments utilized rat taste cells, Ozdener, Rawson, and colleagues intend to use taste cell biopsies from humans to try to grow human taste cells. Monell scientists Karen Yee, Jie Cao, Joseph Brand and John Teeter also contributed to the research, which was supported by grants from the National Science Foundation and from the Givaudan Flavors Corp. For more information about Monell, visit www.monell.org.